Episode 23: Miss Meg – 10 life lessons I learnt from living on a remote cattle station

Living remote can challenge you in many ways. Some people just flat out say “No, I couldn’t do it,” some people want to try it for a while and some people love the lifestyle.

The first time Meg lived on a cattle station when she was 18. She didn’t work on another station until 10 years later – and realised she saw things quite differently as a 28 year old.

In this episode Meg discusses some of the important things she has learnt over the years living remote which may help people that have been remote for a while or the newbies that maybe coming into the industry in a tough year.

You can listen to the episode on the Apple Podcast app by clicking here, on the Spotify app by clicking here or through the media player below.


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This episode is supported by GME.

Since 1959 GME has been an Australian owned family company and remains the only Australian manufacturer of UHF CB radios, with their products designed, engineered, and manufactured in Sydney’s North West.

GME’s products cover a range of recreational activities from fishing to 4WDing and touring, in addition to catering for heavy vehicles and agriculture. Their Land category encompasses a range of products, the main being UHF CB radios (both Fixed Mount and Hand Held), Antennas, Personal Locator Beacons and accessories.

GME have released limited-edition McGrath Foundation co-branded products with part proceeds of the sales of these products directly to the McGrath Foundation to assist in their tireless efforts of funding regional Breast Care Nurses and supporting families in communities across regional Australia. You can find out more by finding them on Facebook, Instagram, or at gme.net.au