Monthly Archives: July 2013

Investing in Women funding program

Back in Spring 2012 we put together a special edition of The Country Web titled ‘Women Crossing Boundaries‘. It featured rural, regional and remote women who were working in a non-traditional field. By sharing their stories we hope to inspire … Continue reading

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Thinking about a career in rural journalism?

Entries for the JB Fairfax Award for Rural Journalism are now open The Award aims to encourage university students to pursue a career in rural journalism upon graduation and was established through a private donation from John B Fairfax AO. … Continue reading

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Time’s running out to nominate your hidden treasure!

Nominating a rural woman for the Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a great way to celebrate rural women from across NSW who give so much of their time to improving our communities and neighbourhoods. You can nominate a friend, family … Continue reading

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A cuppa with

If you want to learn, share and connect with other like-minded rural women and hear from industry leaders here’s your chance… Register today for the A Cuppa With™…Webinar Series commencing July 2013. As a rural woman you can join in online … Continue reading

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One size does not fit all – Strengthening the voice of rural, regional and remote women

The National Rural Women’s Summit was hosted by the National Rural Women’s Coalition on Wednesday 20th February 2013 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra. Fifty-two women from rural, remote and regional areas, including Aboriginal women, those from culturally and linguistically … Continue reading

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An opportunity to have your say on domestic and family violence reforms

Over the next four weeks, the general public will have the chance to read and comment on proposed reforms aimed at stopping domestic and family violence in NSW on the Have Your Say website. The new It Stops Here: Standing … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Get ready to gather in scone

Guest blog provided by the Scone NSW Rural Women’s Gathering Committee The 21st Annual NSW Rural Women’s Gathering to be held in Scone is fast approaching and the Scone Committee is busier than a bee in Spring getting organised for … Continue reading

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