We heard from four wonderful panellists, two making their first public speaking appearances – Trudie Varcoe of SCT Logistics and Lauren Peterson of Regional Insurance Services Pty Ltd
, who did exceptionally well at telling us about their career progression and what they loved about their jobs and what they hope to achieve going forward. They were joined with the very last mission minute addition of Sara Conway of the ARTC, who with two minutes of preparation joined the panel and shared her amazing story from health, wellness, and dietetics in the mining industry through to her career progression into the ARTC. The 4th member of the panel, Sharon Hourn shared her story of personal tragedy and how it caused her to form Driver Support, she described what she does for the industry and the truck drivers who may be suffering after experiencing on-road incidents. Sharon brought tears to many eyes in the room especially those who were not aware of her story and what she’s managed to achieve since.