Category Archives: TAFE NSW

Tocal students prove they are more than equal

As featured in  The Country Web 2016 Annual. In 1965 the generosity of Mr CB Alexander allowed the opening of Tocal Agricultural College with its initial enrolments consisting of 15 young, male students. It was not until 1972 that the … Continue reading

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Celebrating 2012 Australian Year of the Farmer: Women farmers putting food on your table.

From The Country Web Number 57 Spring 2012. Melanie Kiel, her husband Dave and daughters Laura and Sara own and run ‘Mione’, a 135 acre property near Cumnock as a trade-cattle enterprise. Mel is the boss when it comes to the … Continue reading

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One farm day … stories from beyond the farm gate

Wool Classer, Graham Traves As featured in One Farm Day … stories from beyond the farm gate, 29 November 2012. Story and images by Sophie Hansen. A shearing shed in full swing is a fascinating scene to observe; the pace is … Continue reading

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