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Increasing opportunities for women in work in the bush
17 July 2020
Opportunities to develop off-farm work or remotely based work can be difficult to find for women living in remote or regional Australia. The fallout from COVID-19 includes the success of working from home (WFH) and telehealth. These positives may contribute to rural and regional professionals seeing greater opportunities. Jo Palmer from out near Wagga Wagga is the 2019 New South Wales\Australian Capital Territory Winner and National AgriFutures Australia Winner for her Pointer Remote Roles online worker platform. The platform facilitates work opportunities by connecting businesses across Australia with talented professionals living in regional, rural, and remote regions. Recently, Emma Foster from Westpac Wire spoke with Jo about what the WFH revolution may mean for the bush. Read more here.