Small Town Show and Tell is an opportunity to showcase individual successful projects and initiatives - to share with others and to help each other find solutions.

Kerry Anderson, award-winning communicator and experienced small business owner, author of Entrepreneurship: It’s Everybody’s Business. Kerry helps to share positive stories of rural businesses across Australia. Through the Be Your Own Boss and Operation Next Gen Programs Kerry works with schools and local leaders.

Tom Smith from Pyramid Hill - recent influx of Filipino migration was initiated by Tom Smith to fulfil his farm labour needs.

Gen Barlow from Newstead – Renewable Newstead, a project to supply Newstead with 100 per cent renewable energy.

Jack Archer Chief Executive Officer
Regional Australia Institute (RAI) developed the RAI’s policy and research program. He will talk about some of the great initiatives in small towns that he has come across in his research and key trends that should be considered.

Kathryn Lanyon – the Boort Buy Local Project that has been a proven success.

Emily Wood from Cohuna has just completed a Small Housing research Study of Cohuna.

Jan Smith from Girgarre will showcase their Town Revival, including festivals, markets, gardens.

Tanya Black from Cohuna will present on Gannawarra ACE Club (Arts
Culture & Entertainment Club)