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I am an Australian – Just like you

I am an Australian. I was a refugee. And I am of Vietnamese heritage. I was just seven years old when I witnessed my birth country crumble in front of my eyes. I watched as people, confused and frightened, scrambled to get onto boats, screaming and crying as they rushed anywhere their feet could take them. It was total chaos. Continue reading

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Farmers adapting to change

Author: Cindy Cassidy, 2015 NSW-ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award As featured in The Country Web magazine issue 63, published August 2016 As the 2015 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award winner for NSW-ACT and in my role with FarmLink, I am driven … Continue reading

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E-Leaders program – Online leadership, learning and networking for rural women

Last year Sonia participated in the National Rural Women’s Coalition first online leadership program. She enjoyed the experience and says it is a great opportunity for rural women interested in developing their skills and leadership. It will be of particular … Continue reading

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Investing in Ag’s future – ARLP scholarship opportunity

Future Farmers Network The Future Farmers Network is a national network specifically for young people involved in all aspects of the rural industries and is your key to staying plugged into the latest news, events and opportunities available within the … 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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