June 2019 News & Events

1st June 2019 – Launch
Selina launches her new website, with a passion to support Australia’s Regional Communities. 
Pledging to raise a donation of $1,000,000. 
Dedicating her life to Country Kids, Farmers & the Communities who support them by creating a movement to bring together the unity of the Australian Spirit of mateship and wellbeing.
 
Farm Working Space
Selina’s ‘farm working space’ at home where she meticulously designed every element of her new community focussed website and where amongst her well being routines, spends every single opportunity she gets in a 24 hour day, to find ways to help’.
 
Rural Aid Australia
Selina meets Charles Alder the CEO of Rural Aid Australia and Richard Forbes Head of Corporate Relations Rural Aid Australia in her home town over an unexpected, out of the blue encounter. And immediately offers her Goodwill to get behind the Gift of Music Program (helping our Country Kids) & Buy A Bale Program, synonymous to Rural Aid (providing fodder and services and provisions to help our Farmers, their families & communities.)
 
8th June 2019 – $10,700 Donated
Coinciding with the launch of her website and the causes she is keen to promote and support. Selina decides to donate from her personal savings two (2) cheques totalling $10,700 ($5,000 to the Gif Of Music Program & $5,700 to the Buy A Bale Program to lead by example and plans to present this as a surprise to Charles at the Rural Aid Boots & Black Tie Ball (her first) Fund Raiser amongst her family & dear friends.
Gift of Music
Gift of Music is designed to bring joy into the lives of children in rural and remote areas by giving them donated musical instruments to add to or instigate rural music programs. The initiative gives children access to the life changing opportunities music can bring.
 
Buy A Bale
‘Buy A Bale’ campaign which provides fodder to farmers and livestock across drought affected communities and has provided tens of millions in disaster-relief assistance.
 
Travel to Oberon Shire

4/6/19 Selina Travels back to the country (Oberon Shire) to find her grounding, back to nature and reconnect with the country. Committing to return and spend time with the Country Mayor and getting to know the workings of this shire too.

 

8th June 2019 – Boots & Black Tie Ball
7/6/19 Selina attends the Boots & Black Tie Ball hosted by Charles and Tracy Alder. Her first event aligned to her heart and intentions. A guest amongst a table of twelve of her Mum, dear Friends and Community.
 
8th June 2019 – Rural Aid Ambassador
8/6/19: Selina is called personally by Tracy Alder to thank her for her attendance and gift at the Ball. With her and Charles special invitation to the Official role of Ambassador to Rural Aid, across Australia.Speechless, having already offered her goodwill. She with a huge! WAHOOOO! Ever so Proudly ACCEPTS.
 
New Journey to a Will Of Courage™
The Sunday Telegraph is attending the Ball to un be known to Selina and they approach her to share her new journey to a Will Of Courage™ with Australia and her faith led purpose, devoting her life to helping Australian Farming communities.
 
Featured in The Sunday Telegraph
Selina is featured the Sunday after the Ball sharing her new story amongst the country she loves and holds so dear. Australia. And finds her way of thanking the Australian people for their support over her years since the Siege.
 
18th June 2019 – Sheep Mustering
18/6 – Gundagai: learning seasonality and sheep mustering. 
19-20th June 2019 – Carrathool
Carrathool: Learning mixed, diversified & COTTON farming, irrigation, water supplies & Bores with a Cotton Farmer.  
21st June 2019 – Drove to Young
Drove from Carrathool to Young to meet the Gift if Music Delivery Young Public School. 
Witnessing first-hand – my first delivery of the gift of music from donations received by Rural Aid, including mine, a personal gift of brand new Trombone $1,000. 
 
History of Young

Then spent the afternoon, listening, hearing and learning over cake and coffee with Sheep Farmer /Wool Classer, Wombat, history of Young and surrounds and Shearing.

 
22nd June 2019 Temora
Temora morning tea meeting councilors. 
 
30th June 2019 – Sky News with Chris Kenny
Then next day 5am…
1/7: Cumnock. Hay delivery. Amazing! 35 farmers. Spent time tractors, farm life, and country children and connecting with 6 farmers I spent the day with. WITNESSING my first delivery of HAY over 460 bales by Rural Aid to local NSW farmers in need.