Tag Archives: Gender equality

If you aren’t plugged into ourcommunity.com you are missing out BIG TIME on useful info.

The first edition of Our Community Matters newsletter for 2013 is out and is full of news, views and capacity-building for not-for-profit groups and schools. Highlights include: Johnny Farnham Eat Your Heart Out: Communities in Control is back! What’s in … Continue reading

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Missed the River of Life QRRRWN rural women’s gig? Here’s some personal insights

River of Life – create your own current Qld Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s conference (QRRRWN) 5-7 September 2012 in St George. Sonia Muir (NSW RWN) & Georgie Somerset (Chair QRRRWN) This was a joint conference of Queensland Rural, Regional and … Continue reading

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A study shows more women on energy company boards brings benefits to climate change

The latest edition of the RWN magazine The Country Web focuses on women pushing boundaries and includes many stories of women who are making an impact in what are often referred to as ‘male’ domains. One of the popular arguments for … Continue reading

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Olympics have a long way to go as women push boundaries

Nine hundred million people tuned in to watch the 2012 London Opening Ceremony. With the Olympics bombarding us and the issues of equality being discussed in the media I thought I’d share a lovely quote by the air rifle contestant, … Continue reading

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