Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nominate a Volunteer today

The Rural Women’s Network is seeking help to uncover wonderful volunteers in our communities to honour them in the The 2014 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll. Volunteers are extremely valuable to communities as they ensure the survival of many important community groups including … Continue reading

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Countdown to the NSW Rural Women’s Gathering @ Coolamon

We’re on the countdown for the 2014 NSW Rural Women’s Gathering with only three months to go before several hundred women will visit Coolamon Shire for this special annual event. The Committee’s chosen theme, “Heritage with Heart”, reflects the unique culture, history and … Continue reading

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Effective networking and the value of trusted advisors throughout your career

Source: Women in Business podcast In this insightful interview, Jann Gardner debunks the myth that you need a grand plan to build a successful career, and gives some sound advice regarding effective networking and seeking out a trusted adviser. Jann’s … Continue reading

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Newcastle Woman of the Year Helen Cummings shares her very personal insights into Domestic Violence

Source: via @SamAlfordtwit Helen is a survivor of domestic violence. After leaving her husband and taking her two infant children to flee from harm, her ex-husband went on to remarry and subsequently killed his wife and four-year old daughter before … Continue reading

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War & Peace – The Men’s Knitting Project

Looking for men who knit – and men who want to learn! Men, young and old, are encouraged to take part in the making of a knitted art installation of small knitted samplers on the theme of war and peace … Continue reading

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