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4 days left to nominate your Hidden Treasure!

Have you nominated your Hidden Treasure yet? There are only FOUR days left to nominate a Hidden Treasure from your community. Volunteers are so important to our regions. They contribute over $5 billion annually to NSW and without them many … Continue reading

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Parliament celebrates the success of the Rural Women’s Gathering and Hidden Treasures Honour Roll

Earlier this month the Rural Women’s Network team drove up country to connect, learn and interact with over 350 women at the 2015 “Gather in the Glen: Women For All Seasons” gathering weekend hosted by Glen Innes. An inspiring range of speakers … Continue reading

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Time is running out to nominate your Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasures acknowledges the important volunteer roles women play within NSW rural communities. It is not an award, but provides a platform to pay tribute to rural women volunteers who donate their time and energy to help others. How to … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures recognised in rural NSW

  NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, said “This honour roll provides a long lasting legacy to tireless women volunteers, who are the backbone of many rural and regional communities. “With more than 500 women now enshrined on the honour roll, … Continue reading

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Come to Coolamon for inspiration

Rural women seeking to be inspired and learn new skills have been encouraged to register for the annual NSW Rural Women’s Gathering, which will be held from September 12 to 14 in Coolamon. Department of Primary Industries project coordinator, Emma … Continue reading

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Time running out to nominate your Hidden Treasure

Rural communities are being reminded to nominate a worthy rural woman for the annual Hidden Treasures Honour Roll, with the nomination period extended until the 30 July 2014. The Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a wonderful lasting tribute which recognises … Continue reading

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Nominations Extended for 2014 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll

You now have until the 30 July 2014 to nominate a worthy rural woman.  Hidden Treasures Honour Roll The Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a wonderful lasting tribute which recognises the valuable contributions volunteers make to our communities. There are … Continue reading

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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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Celebrate Volunteering in your Community

“Celebrate the power of volunteering” is the theme for the 25th anniversary year of National Volunteer Week (12-18 May).   Rural women play an extremely important role in ensuring the survival of many important community groups across all our regions including charities, emergency … Continue reading

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Aunty Bea a treasure

Source: The Coffs Coast Advocate: Belinda Scott, 25th Jan 2014 6:00 AM COFFS Harbour’s Aunty Bea Ballangarry has again been recognised for the time and energy she gives to helping others. She is one of 96 inspiring NSW women named … Continue reading

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