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Kathie M. Thomas pioneered the Virtual Assistant industry in Australia and established the first VA network in the southern hemisphere. Through a desire to work at home and be present for her family, she registered her business in March 1994 and took it online in January 1996. Kathie has written many articles online and has been published in books and magazines.

Today her Virtual Assistant network spreads into several countries with the majority of members throughout Australia.  Kathie services clients as a Virtual Assistant as well as guiding her team of VAs.

Awards and recognitions:

2010-2014 Listed in Australia’s Who’s Who of Women
2014 BNI Ambassador
2012 BNI Melbourne East Hall of Fame
2009 Nominee Australian of the Year Awards 2009
2008 Nominee Australian of the Year Awards 2008
2008
Published “It Happened By Design” – a book on God-incidences
2007
Highly Commended Women in Business Award, MCEI
2007
Faithwriters Seal for Outstanding Read – for the book ” Worth More Than Rubies
2007
Listed in the Top 100 Australian Bloggers for Virtual Assistant – THE Blog
2006
Nominee for the Thomas Leonard International Virtual Assistant of Distinction Award
2004
Highly Commended Australian Achievers Award for Office Services and Supplies
2003
Highly Commended Australian Achievers Award for Office Services and Supplies
2002
MBN Highly Commended Established Business,
2002
MBN Virtual Business of the Year
2002
MBN Ambassador of the Year (Vic/TAS/SA)
2001
AIOP Award of Excellence, Highly Recommended
2000
Highly Commended Australian Achiever Award for Office, Secretarial & Desktop Publishing Services.
1999
Australian Achiever Award – Melbourne Secretarial & Word Processing Services, Winner.

Kathie M. Thomas was awarded ‘Member of the Year’, Victoria in 1993 by the Institute of Professional Secretaries (IPSA) and was runner-up for the National Title.

Other sites owned by Kathie:

KathiesPhotos.com
Proverbs-31Woman.com

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