The full package
We know it’s possible to come FarOut and get a pay rise, a promotion, have more time for professional development or study, learn more skills on the job, and make a diverse and strong network by taking your career to the central west. If you spend a few years out here you won’t miss out and you’ll return (if you still want to) back to head office much further up the ladder than those who stayed behind. But don’t take our word for it meet some people where this is their reality.
This qualified tradesman decided to see if starting his own workshop while raising a young family was more do-able FarOut. Now he has four apprentices and an enviable lifestyle.View full story
Jenna Brook bought the Birdsville Roadhouse and then COVID hit. Despite her businesses’ need for tourists she has managed to emerge from lock down and grow the business.View full story
Qualification needed for managing and indentifying dinosaur bones – child care? Former childcare worker Trish Sloan has built the most amazing, rare career. Her secret, being open to the challenge and living in Winton.View full story
You dream it, it’s possible. This school teacher aide took the leap to open a sewing and design business while keeping a flexible and relaxed family life.View full story
Traditional owner Cheryl Thompson returned to her country and has invested in several businesses. She is making the most of the untapped opportunity as well as the environment and culture to build a solid portfolio and genuine connected life.View full story
Sarmad Habib was building a career in Brisbane when a friend called to ask if he’d be interested in working far out, just for a short time. He agreed to come for one year, four years later he is still working in the central west and is no longer planning an exit strategy.View full story