Anna Barwick, Founder and Director of PharmOnline, started out with the goal of connecting every home in Australia, regardless of location, to accessible pharmacy services.
Whether her team is providing answers on COVID-19 Vaccines, Supporting mothers and mothers-to-be with their battle against Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), guiding customers with Medicine Cabinet Audits, or simply answering questions about Chronic Pain or Child medications, Anna is always striving to do the right thing for rural and Isolated Australians.
And it is for this consistent commitment to others that Anna has again been recognised, this time by the NSW Minerals Council.
This highly distinguished award shines a light on the accomplishments of extraordinary women living in regional NSW.
While Anna was recognised as NSW Minerals Council Regional Woman of the Year 2022, fellow NSW finalists also included the following incredible ladies:
- Rebel Black – Human Agronomist, rural entrepreneur and founder of THE Rural Woman, a member owned enterprise that exists to support geographically isolated women, providing them with an online community and support platform.
- Julie Brady – Experienced and knowledgeable in business and government, Julie established the Great Lakes Women’s Shelter (GLWS) in an area with high domestic violence rates. The shelter can house 5 women, and 15 children and is paramount in saving lives the area. Julie recently acquired land in Forster, and raised over $2.2 Million to create a new 10 bedroom Shelter for locals.
- Jody Ekert – Ms Ekert proudly staged the first Mardi Gra event in Tamworth, and empowered by personal experiences as a queer, neurodivergent, solo parent, Jody founded Tamworth True, a 4500 member strong online community resource, which actively supports and educates the local community.