Monthly Archives: November 2013

Next crop of rural achievers announced

Guest Blog from the Royal Agricultural Society Rural Achiever Program ( 28 November 2013) The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) is pleased to announce the eight talented and rural-minded individuals from across NSW who have been named 2014 RAS Rural … Continue reading

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Feedback wanted on services and support for women in rural and remote communities

Rural Women’s Network‘s new Rural Women Connect (RWConnect) initiative was established earlier this year to create a platform for rural and regional women to voice their needs and concerns to government An issue of concern to RWConnect is violence against women. … Continue reading

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Who will you nominate for the NSW Women of the Year Awards

The NSW Women of the Year Awards are a fantastic way for our communities to recognise the inspirational women in our lives and nominate them for an award. These Awards showcase women who have made outstanding contributions to the community … Continue reading

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Rebecca Sullivan – Dirty Girl Kitchen: Safeguarding granny skills

As featured in The Country Web  Number 59 Spring 2013 edition. Rebecca Sullivan is a self-taught cook and has worked with some of the world’s best producers, environmental academics, activists, chefs and restaurants as an ecoagronomist, activist, sustainable food writer, urban farmer and … Continue reading

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Men’s Matters with Greg Millan – Depression: Don’t go it alone

As featured in The Country Web  Number 59 Spring 2013 edition. A lot of men can think that depression and anxiety are signs of personal weaknesses but they are serious medical disorders just like heart disease or gout. They can darken … Continue reading

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