“It’s quite remarkable what a difference it makes when we can say, ‘hey, this is someone who went to your school’ …”
A team of 20 students has been unveiled as this year’s Victorian Rural Youth Ambassador (RYA) cohort -- the largest group since the program's inception.
Here, you'll find stories from rural people on a range of topics including:
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At family weddings, at school or by our friends and family - we’ve all been asked to announce our aspirations and given some form of an answer. When you were a child, did you ever say that you wanted to be a member of the fire department, a police officer, a queen, a footy player, or the prime minister? Your five year old selves weren’t short on ideas for the future, or short on blind belief.