Monthly Archives: December 2012

An inspirational rural woman from Cooma who is building a successful business…

  One last little post… with Christmas approaching we stumbled upon this story in the Canberra Times of an inspirational rural woman from Cooma who is building a successful business… despite living in a small country town. We hope you enjoy it … Continue reading

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Celebrating 2012 Australian Year of the Farmer: Cattle Crusader Susie Chisholm

Susie Chisholm was raised on Bow Park Station, North Queensland and spent time with her Grandmother in Sydney after her mother died, when she was only a small child. She eventually returned to her beloved Bow Park Station where she … Continue reading

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Read, gather and blog about farming

From the December 2012 edition of Agriculture Today: Beyond the kitchen table – A Column by Sonia Muir, Rural Women’s Network Thanks to all the women from the Parkes Shire who embraced the Year of the Farmer along with this Year … Continue reading

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2012 NSW Rural Women’s Gathering Committee ‘unplugged’

The NSW Rural Women’s Gathering is an annual weekend event organised by local committees with support from the Rural Women’s Network. The organising committee makes key decisions, develops a theme and the weekend program. Each Gathering reflects the unique culture, … Continue reading

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Celebrating 2012 Australian Year of the Farmer: Women farmers putting food on your table.

From The Country Web Number 57 Spring 2012. Melanie Kiel, her husband Dave and daughters Laura and Sara own and run ‘Mione’, a 135 acre property near Cumnock as a trade-cattle enterprise. Mel is the boss when it comes to the … Continue reading

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One farm day … stories from beyond the farm gate

Wool Classer, Graham Traves As featured in One Farm Day … stories from beyond the farm gate, 29 November 2012. Story and images by Sophie Hansen. A shearing shed in full swing is a fascinating scene to observe; the pace is … Continue reading

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