Monthly Archives: March 2013

Succession planning specialist wins

Wednesday 26 March 2013 A succession planner with skills in law, business and psychology has been awarded the State’s top honour for rural women by the Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson. Isobel Knight, from Loomberah near Tamworth, edged out Vivien … Continue reading

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Countdown to the big announcement!

We’re getting very excited here at the RWN with only days left before we find out who the winner of the 2013 NSW-ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award is. The announcement will be made by The Hon. Katrina Hodgkinson MP at … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – every woman has the right to feel safe

From the team here at the RWN we wanted to wish you all a very happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is an annual event held on 8 March each year to celebrate the successes of women around the globe? … Continue reading

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Succession planning for success

(Source: http://www.abc.net.au/rural/content/2013/s3710446.htm?site=newengland) If you have 10 minutes to spare why not make a cuppa and sit down and listen to this interview with Lisa Herbert (ABC Rural) and our 2013 NSW-ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award finalists, Isobel Knight. Not many … Continue reading

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Share your top health tip – What Australian mums wish their daughters knew

We all have one or two top health insights passed down to us from our mother, grandmother or favourite aunt. Or we have an important tip to pass on to our daughter, niece or granddaughter. Jean Hailes Health for Women … Continue reading

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Alison Page – What an inspiration!

I just read this fantastic story on Alison Page in the Regional Arts NSW e-newsletter. I was so inspired I thought I would share with you all… What a truly amazing woman! A business owner and mother, Alison maintains a … Continue reading

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