Style asks our readers about their first jobs
I started my first job in 1956 as the secretary to an accountant in Biggenden, Queensland.
I quite enjoyed the job. After boarding school, I could be my own person and earn a little money.
I loved the freedom my first job gave me.
My first job was at a local Gold Coast news agency, where I did anything and everything.
I left the job after working there for 18 months, because I moved to Toowoomba.
I was a spare parts interpreter. I had to find different parts for different kinds of agricultural machinery.
Every day was an adventure, because you never knew what was going to walk through the door.
DARIAN JAYNE LEWIS
My first job was in hairdressing.
I’ve always been interested in hairdressing, particularly the styling aspects of the job.
I liked how, through the job, I got to know many different people and personalities.
I was a bartender at the Emerald Memorial Club in Emerald, Central Queensland, for four years.
The best part of the job, was being a socialite. The worst part was cleaning up afterwards, when the bar closed for the night.