TELLING the tales of rural and distant households is taking a step ahead with the launch of a brand new podcast, developed by the Qld state council of the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association.
ICPA Qld president Tammy Irons mentioned the Chinwag podcast had been within the works for about six months with the primary episode anticipated to drop on itunes inside days.
“We have to look at new ways to get out there and increase peoples exposure to our issues,” she mentioned.
“Podcasts are so popular at the moment so we thought that might work.”
She has been working with host Fleur Anderson, Cahoots Group, to give you subjects that would offer perception into the unique life of households in remoted areas.
“We as bush families feel that education is one of most important things we can give our children and definitely have some unique hurdles and experiences on the way,” she mentioned.
Ms Irons mentioned in addition to offering perception to city listeners, it might additionally ask to tell different households in comparable conditions.
She mentioned subjects would take a look at organising a classroom at dwelling, coping with web connections in a area with out nbn, deciding on a boarding faculty, negotiating the crimson tape surrounding monetary help and extra widespread dad or mum battles reminiscent of social media and cyber safety.
“There will also be a “nailed it and failed it”, where we discuss parenting fails,” she mentioned.
The first episode has been recorded with one other 5 deliberate for the primary season, together with company, with episodes out month-to-month.
“After that we will gauge how it’s going and maybe look at sponsorship,” she mentioned.
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