A DemoDAIRY Foundation scholarship gave Marika Austin an unexpected mid-life career move…and she’s loving it.
Marika has now finished her Certificate III in Agriculture through South West TAFE and continues to enjoy her work on a Nullawarre dairy farm.
Before moving from Mildura two years ago, Marika had never been on a dairy farm. Now she’s raising his own calves and has introduced her son to...
DemoDAIRY scholarship helps Marika into a new career
Marika Austin was looking for a cool sea change when she left Mildura two years ago; what she found was a new career on a dairy farm.
Before moving to Nullawarre, Mrs Austin had never been on a dairy farm let alone milked a cow or raised a calf.
Now, with support from a DemoDAIRY Foundation scholarship, she is fully committed to the dairy...