Monthly Archives: March 2018

Parenting: Staying connected with your teenager

As featured in the 2017 Country Web Annual. Raising Children Network. As teenagers (13-18 year olds) become more independent, they often spend more time away from home.  It might also feel like your child is less interested in talking to … Continue reading

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Women’s Health: social connectedness, confidence and wellbeing

As featured in the 2017 Country Web Annual. Jean Hailes for Women’s Health Our social connections – made up of the people we know, friends we confide in, family we belong to and the community in which we live – … Continue reading

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Women leaders: Kristal Kinsela

As featured in the 2017 Country Web Annual.  In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we share multiple award winner Kristal Kinsela’s story.  Kristal is a proud Aboriginal woman, descendant of both the Jawoyn and Wiradjuri nations. She has more … Continue reading

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Four rural women shining in the regions 

Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair has announced Jillian Kilby from Dubbo, Ginny Stevens from Mangoplah, Shanna Whan from Narrabri and Olympia Yarger from Fyshwick ACT as the four finalists for the 2018 NSW-ACT AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award. The Award … Continue reading

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