Monthly Archives: November 2014

2015 NSW Women of the Year Award – who will you nominate?

The search is on to celebrate remarkable women with Minister for Women Pru Goward announcing the nominations for the fourth annual NSW Women of the Year Awards are now open. Ms Goward said for the first time in the history … Continue reading

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Now we’re talking…

By Saul Nightingale, Trainer & Project Manager – Centre for Community Welfare Training. As featured in The Country Web magazine Issue 60. It’s fair to say that most of us do not enjoy having difficult conversations. We either avoid them entirely – resulting … Continue reading

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Are astronauts sexier than agriculture?

By Bessie Blore, 2013 Young Farming Champion (As featured in The Country Web, Issue 60). Everything these people do, they do for the health, wealth, and happiness of all Australians.  They believe in celebrating diversity, sustainability, creativity and progress. They believe … Continue reading

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Building pathways for Coonamble’s youth

Guest Blog from Royal Agricultural Society (NSW) Foundation. Coonamble High School’s agriculture teacher, Adam Macrae, is leading the charge to change minds and help shape futures for his agriculture students. In April, 2015, the 33-year-old was awarded a Royal Agricultural … Continue reading

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Top100 – Women in Australian Agribusiness

(Source: Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation) 100 Women in Australian Agribusiness celebrates and promotes the success of women in the field – women who play a vital role as decision makers in the Agribusiness industry. The agribusiness sector is dominated by family … Continue reading

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NSW grazier and Landcare leader wins national Rural Women’s Award

Several weeks ago the RWN team travelled to Canberra for the 2014 Australian RIRDC Rural Women’s Award Dinner and what a fantastic night it was! Even more fantastic was our NSW State winner Pip Job taking out the top Award – our … Continue reading

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Scholarship offers $5,000 a year for students studying ag degrees

(Source: Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation) Across agriculture there is a hugely diverse range of jobs on offer for university graduates, including disciplines like biochemistry, agricultural engineering, in-field agronomy, policy advice, investment analysis, and industrial relations to name just … Continue reading

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