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Congratulations to our NSW winner Isobel Knight who was announced runner-up in the 2013 Australian RIRDC Rural Women’s Award

NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, today congratulated NSW’s Isobel Knight, following her announcement as the national runner-up in the 2013 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award. Ms Knight, a succession planning specialist from Loomberah … Continue reading

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Pat Rodd, Tumut’s Hidden Treasure: “I will keep volunteering for as long as I can”

Guest writer: Kirsty Roche Tumut and Adleong Times. One of Tumut’s favourite volunteers, Pat Rodd, has been included in the Department of Primary Industry Hidden Treasures Honour Roll for 2012. The honour roll acknowledges the important volunteer roles women play within NSW … Continue reading

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RIRDC Award open to NSW/ACT women involved in ag, primary industries/resource development

  MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday 19 September 2012 NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR RURAL WOMEN’S AWARD Announcing nominations open for Australia’s leading rural women’s award, Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson has urged people to remember that agribusiness and natural resource management leaders … Continue reading

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Expert to probe NSW agricultural education & training to make sure we are on target to meet industry needs

An independent expert has been appointed to conduct a comprehensive study to ensure agricultural education and training meet future industry needs.    Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson joined the Minister for Education, Adrian Piccoli, to announce that the former … Continue reading

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Danica Leys social media pioneer of AgChatOz named NSW/ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award winner

I was pleased to join 100 guests last night at a black tie gala dinner hosted by the Hon. Katrina Hodgkinson, Minister for Primary Industries at Parliament House Sydney, to see Danica Leys named the NSW/ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award 2012 Winner. … Continue reading

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