Speakers

Jess Keenan

Jess Keenan is an authentic leadership and self-empowerment advocate for rural women and teenage girls based at Strathalbyn. Around home, Jess is mother to two daughters, Meg (8) and Bonnie (2). Aside from her soulful business called “Leading Change Experiences” where she has facilitates life skills, personal and professional development guided by horses, her other passions include mindset Continue Reading

A quick trip to the Coorong

Members of the River Lakes and Coorong Action Group will take us on a quick interactive tour of the Coorong, an internationally-recognised wetland and important breeding ground for many species The River Lakes and Coorong Action Group (RLCAG) is an independent local community organisation formed in 2006 to stop the building of a weir at Wellington. Since then we have Continue Reading

 Jane Jolly

I was born in Adelaide, went on to Torrens C.A.E. and then taught at Koonibba Aboriginal School, Ceduna Area School, Pt Broughton Area School, Minlaton Primary School and Strathalbyn Primary School. In 1983 I worked as a governess/housekeeper on Commonwealth Hill Station, north-west of Tarcoola. I am married with a twenty three year-old daughter, three Continue Reading

Carol Gaston AM

Carol left the SA Health Commission in late 1996 after 10 years in various senior executive positions and 30 years in the public health system. She has worked as a nurse clinician with the Aborigines in a remote area in Western Australia; as a volunteer in the APY Lands, Bangladesh and Sabah, Malaysia. She has Continue Reading

Rebecca Willson

Winemaker Rebecca Willson has given her family’s Langhorne Creek winery a foothold in the highly competitive boutique wine market since taking on her first sole vintage at the age of 25. Her first label – the 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon, won the trophy of the Best Boutique Cabernet Sauvignon in Australia and was rated third best Continue Reading

Lucy Willson

After school, Lucy studied B.AppSc in Recreation Planning and Management at the University of South Australia. Upon finishing her degree she traveled overseas before returning to Bremerton and taking on the role of Administration Manager. In 2000 she completed a post-graduate course in International Wine Business at the University of Adelaide to expand her knowledge Continue Reading

Karyn Bradford

Karyn Bradford has lived her life in Milang and has a busy and varied career including mother of 3, school services officer, primary producer, business owner/artist, community services administration and manager of Milang Old School House Community Centre. She has recently opened a new business at Milang “Artisans at Heart” which showcases her skills in Continue Reading