Monthly Archives: March 2015

Rural Resilience Program mentors colourful bush advocate

By Ted O’Kane, NSW DPI Rural Resilience Officer It’s a long way from the rolling green fields of County Cork, Ireland, to the often challenging landscape of the Narrawa district, near Crookwell on the Southern Tablelands. But for local community … Continue reading

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Online learning allows farmers to connect from the paddock

A new range of online training courses are available for agribusiness and farmers to study managing climate risk, carbon management, soil biology and salinity. The EverTrain website currently offers accredited and non-accredited courses and was launched by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Future … Continue reading

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SUPPORT A MATE

Support a mate is about helping farmers, their families and rural communities through tough times such as drought. Support A Mate Rural Outreach is about helping connect farmers, their families and rural communities to support services and a regular outreach … Continue reading

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Women educated, energised, entertained and empowered

International Women’s Day is celebrated by millions around the world each year and is an opportunity to mark the strength, determination and courage of women and the extremely valuable contribution they make to society. Orange City Council and the Rural Women’s Network … Continue reading

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Tickets still available for FREE International Women’s Day event this Sunday 8 March, Orange

International Women’s Day will be celebrated with a FREE afternoon of inspiration and fun this Sunday 8 March from 2-6pm at the Orange Function Centre. There is a fantastic packed program lined up so please make sure you arrive by 2pm. Doors … Continue reading

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