Category Archives: Women in Trades

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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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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Investing in Women funding program

Back in Spring 2012 we put together a special edition of The Country Web titled ‘Women Crossing Boundaries‘. It featured rural, regional and remote women who were working in a non-traditional field. By sharing their stories we hope to inspire … Continue reading

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