Monthly Archives: January 2015

The huge gap between country and city kids

Source: http://www.def.org.au Young people in rural and regional Australia face huge obstacles getting into higher education and jobs, compared to city kids. Only 17% of rural youth go on to higher education, compared to 26% of city students. They also … Continue reading

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Scholarship feeds Rozzie’s career hopes

Are you a young person, passionate about agriculture, with a keen interest in the future of agriculture and ready to expand your networks and learn new skills? If so, the RIRDC Horizon Scholarship could be for you! Developed to support the next generation of agricultural leaders, … Continue reading

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Today’s Visionaries, tomorrow’s leaders

A new breed of innovative and inspirational rural women is changing the face of agriculture and making a difference in a diverse range of industries including natural resource management, intensive farming, dairy, wine and new rural industries – to name just a few! These women are passionate … Continue reading

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