Meet Angela Betheras who, along with 60 alpacas lives on her picturesque Darnum property.
Using a Japanese weaving technique she creates one of a kind, wearable works of art from hand-dyed alpaca fleece.
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.
Meet first generation Australian Jess Johnson has discovered her passion for healing and empowering women through natural therapies. With a move to small community in South Gippsland after her husband landed his dream job, Jess has started building a big vision for her future business in her new location. Celebrating womanhood with other like-minded individuals fuels her love of connection to the heart and soul.
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.
Meet Jo Caminiti who calls her arrival in Gippsland 19 years ago her 'sliding doors' moment. After 30 years pursuing her career in environmental science, she has finally given her passion for art wings. Now working full-time as an artist, creating with wire and discarded metal objects by Rainbow Creek near Cowwarr in Gippsland.
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.
Ken Roberts was born in Maffra in 1960 at Maffra District Hospital. “My twin sister and I were pictured on the front page of the Maffra Spectator as its newest citizens.” Says Ken who has worked in this same hospital the last 22 years as a nurse.