Monthly Archives: January 2013

Recovering from Trauma Series FREE very useful practical resources

With all that has been going on we thought you may like to know about these free resources around dealing with trauma for children, adults and communities. The Recovering from Trauma Series is a three-part conversation between the wonderful Petrea … Continue reading

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2013 is the UN International Year of Water Cooperation & World Water Day: 22 March

The objective is to raise awareness, both on the potential for increased cooperation, and on the challenges facing water management in light of the increase in demand for water access, allocation and services. This 2013 Year of Water Cooperation will highlight … Continue reading

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Scholarship: $5,000/yr for students studying ag degrees @uni close 1 Feb

A Government-run scholarship is offering first-year university students $5,000 per annum if they study an agriculture-related degree. The Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of the Rural Industries R&D Corporation in partnership with industry sponsors and not only offers students financial … Continue reading

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‘Daring to Dream 2’ stories of rural women now available to download from ibooks for $5.99

The NSW Rural Women’s Network’s Daring to Dream 2 is a tribute to the many women from rural, regional and remote backgrounds who have dared to follow a passion, overcome challenges and make their goals a reality. Their stories display … Continue reading

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Tips to help you work through making difficult decisions

Many of us are facing changes in our workplaces or lives. I have pulled together this simple process that could help you reach a decision that you will be happy with… Life will always throw us difficult decisions that are … Continue reading

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Health – Pre Surgery Questions

Being admitted to hospital for surgery or other medical procedures can be a challenging experience. When you see your specialist, you may be anxious and you may easily forget to ask some important questions. Most of these questions will be … Continue reading

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The Internet A Decade Later: a great infographic showing how far we have come

Infographic: the internet 10 years ago til now… Internet design is an ever evolving field. New and emerging technologies continue to dictate designs across the web. Smart phones forced companies and organizations to create mobile friendly versions of their website. … Continue reading

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‘It’s that time of year where everyone & their dog writes about the new year… the ever insightful Amanda Gore

  Amanda Gore’s The Joy Project is always inspirational… I hope you enjoy this piece from her website: It’s that time of year where everyone and their dog writes about the new year and what resolutions we are going to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!! 2012 in review for RWN blog

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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