Category Archives: small business

Small business program makes getting advice a piece of cake

by Sonya Martin, Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner. As featured in The Country Web 2016 Annual. Greg and Angie Wilton from Mullumbimby have cooked up a successful business creating delicious pastries, cakes, tarts, breads and savory delights. “Keeping up … Continue reading

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Dairy Assistance Guide – Support for dairy farmers

The Department of Primary Industries’ Rural Resilience Program has produced an Assistance Guide for Dairy Farmers. This useful guide provides information on key regional contacts, financial support, funding information, business support and health and well-being. It also includes tips, tools … Continue reading

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Creating rural resilience: A better future for our farmers through social change

Environmental advocate and 2014 National Rural Woman of the Year, Pip Job, is working to create a better future for our farmers through social change. She is changing the way we view and practice farming through her social auditing program. … Continue reading

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NSW DPI Digital Publications

NSW Department of Primary Industries has a range of publications available as ebooks and can be purchased through the Apple iBookstore and GooglePlay. Enjoy a convenient way to buy and read our publications! You will need an iTunes account to … Continue reading

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Better Money Management: FREE regional workshop – Register today so you don’t miss out!

Want to take time out to focus on your money and make it work harder for you? Join us for a free half day workshop designed to give you the information and the support you need to start managing your … Continue reading

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Women in Dairy – a new generation

As featured in issue 60 of The Country Web – Young Women of Influence. Women in Dairy is a new not-for-profit group that has been developed by local women Ali Duckworth and Nicole Nicholls. They represent a dynamic group of … 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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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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Free International Women’s Day event, Orange, Sunday 8 March

The Rural Women’s Network and Orange City Council along with a range of local services are pleased to host a free afternoon of inspiration and fun for women to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March from 2-6pm at … Continue reading

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