Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hidden treasures recognised in rural NSW

NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Minister for Citizenship and Communities, Victor Dominello, have announced the list of rural women who have had their names added to the Hidden Treasures Honour Roll for 2013. Ms Hodgkinson said the 96 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our NSW winner Isobel Knight who was announced runner-up in the 2013 Australian RIRDC Rural Women’s Award

NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, today congratulated NSW’s Isobel Knight, following her announcement as the national runner-up in the 2013 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award. Ms Knight, a succession planning specialist from Loomberah … Continue reading

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Mary Slater – A Woman of Substance

As featured in The Country Web Number 59 Spring 2013 edition. Walhallow‘s Mary Slater is the only daughter in a family of five and was bought up on an Aboriginal Mission. She later attended Quirindi High School before leaving in Year 10 … Continue reading

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Jessica Brown – changing lives one sister at at time

As featured in The Country Web Number 59 Spring 2013 edition. Jessica Brown is the founder and CEO of Life Changing Experiences Foundation and its SISTER2Sister mentoring program, which has changed the lives of hundreds of young women across NSW. She … Continue reading

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Postcard from Tonga

Living for a year on a dot in the Pacific Ocean has its ups downs and even a few shakes!  We have slipped into the quiet pace of Tongan life very easily and even took the 7.6 May earthquake in … Continue reading

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