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      In her shoes: Felicity Selkirk, Château de Purnon (France)

      Ever wanted to restore a run down 18th century chateau in the south of France?? Yep...us too!⁠ ⁠ An inspiring Australian woman and her fiancé are doing just that! In this edition of our "In Her Shoes" series, we interview the inspirational Felicity Selkirk - an Aussie woman who moved to France, purchased the 105 room Château de Purnon and is...

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    • In her shoes: Liane Barker, signwriter

      In her shoes: Liane Barker, signwriter

      Meet Liane Barker, traditional hand painted signwriter and gold leaf specialist from Barker Signs. In 2022, Liane is celebrating 40 years as a female signwriter in a male dominated industry. The she wear team recently caught up with Liane as part of our In Her Shoes series. As a real life she wear customer who loves our womens safety boots, work...

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    • In Her Shoes: Jodie

      In Her Shoes: Jodie

        Name: Jodie Cam Role : Machine Operator, Union Secretary & Mines Rescue team member Location : Coal Mine north of Singleton, Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia Job role and what it entails : I hold a few different roles within the Coal Mine. I am a Machine Operator and the Secretary of our Mining and Energy Union Lodge. I am also an active...

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    • In Her Shoes: Cassandra

      In Her Shoes: Cassandra

        Name: Cassandra Horan Role: State Manager, MEGT (Australia) Ltd Location: Qld, Australia If we had to step into your shoes (pun intended 😜), what could we expect a day in your life to feel like?  I lead an extended team of approximately 60 staff who are dedicated apprenticeship experts. We work across the state to promote the benefits of apprenticeships and traineeships,...

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    • In Her Shoes: Mel

      In Her Shoes: Mel

      Name: Mel Street Role: Hydro Electrical Operator Maintainer Location: Victoria, AU Can you talk us through your role/main responsibilities? Across 6 hydro assets I operate the equipment and maintain when there is breakdowns or preventive maintenance due. What do you enjoy about your role? I work in an amazing space, there's something romantic about hydro electric generation. When the dams are on...

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    • Woman builder Beverley Nutley

      In Her Shoes series: Beverley Nutley

      In 1973, Beverley Nutley became Queensland’s (possibly Australia’s) first registered female builder. Beverley is a chippie by trade and has been working in the industry since before 1955 when girls were ‘not supposed to do that sort of work’. She started work in her father’s business in Yeppoon before leaving school where she would nail punch the floors and clean...

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