Monthly Archives: March 2012

NSW kids wow everyone @ 2012 Speech Spectacular discussing: Australian vs foreign produce. How can Australia win?

What a privilege it was to MC the 2012 Landlearn Speech Spectacular yesterday in Dubbo. This annual event, now in its 3rd year continues to showcase the talents of students who have a passion for agriculture. Parents travelled from as … Continue reading

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NSW Women of the Year nominations close 23 March so start thinking!

It is time to again nominate for this year’s NSW Women of the Year Awards to acknowledge and recognise the contributions of women across the State. The awards give the community an opportunity to recognise the important role and achievements … Continue reading

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Have your say on a blueprint for Australian agriculture

Agriculture is important to all our lives…what we eat, wear and where we live depends on agriculture to some extent. If you care about the future of agriculture you can have your say… The Blueprint for Australian Agricultureaims to bring … Continue reading

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We have a long way to go… some sobering facts about Australian women’s equality

In 2012, women… comprise only 33% of Government boards 13% of the board directors on our public companies 8% of key executive roles 3% of CEOs, 2% of company chairs 30% of women say their career has been negatively impacted … Continue reading

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Heidi versus Howard something to ponder on International Women’s Day eve

On the eve of International Women’s Day I thought I’d share the latest RWN’s Beyond the Kitchen Table column in the March 2012 edition of Agriculture Today. Perception can have a powerful impact on how we think and act. Researchers from … Continue reading

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Watch/listen to Jamberoo Primary student Grace Mahon share her views on ‘The Environment is What we Eat’

Grace entered the prestigious LandLearn NSW public speaking competition at the end of last year and she has been selected as a finalist to compete at the Dubbo Beef Spectacular on March 15. This year’s 2012 finalists are from all … Continue reading

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