Meet Linda Fowler. A business woman who has rebuilt her business and her life after great challenges. It's now what sets her apart in her industry to help others in business. Located in Gippsland where she's achieved an enviable but achievable work/life balance.
Baw Baw Food Relief has been filling bellies in the Baw Baw Shire for over 15 years. The centre runs on 100% volunteer staff. A team of more than 60 community volunteers busily work Monday to Saturday to ensure the shelves, fridges and freezers remain full for those who access this valuable service.
Meet Kirsten Finger who has been very busy in the time since she has made Gippsland her home. Knowing how valuable support networks are for a new parent she has been pivotal in supporting hundreds of families each year since establishing Olivia's Place in Warragul.
Glenn Rodda came to visit family friends in Gippsland regularly during the eighties. One day she said “When are you moving up here Rodda?” He jokingly replied, “when you find me a house.” She did and in 1989 he and his wife Anne moved to Trafalgar, leaving behind their parents and family in and around Melbourne.
Courtney Baker was born in Warragul and after living in Melbourne for almost 10 years, she returned when she was expecting her son to be closer to family. She had only planned to be here a few years, but never left.