Tag Archives: Local community

South Australian “Champions academy” founder wins national Rural Women’s Award

Sarah Powell, a South Australian mixed farmer, community leader and advocate for rural women and youth is the national winner of the 2015 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award. The announcement was made by the Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce in front … Continue reading

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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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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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NSW statistics show where rural populations are growing and declining

  NSW statistics 2001-11 shows population growth in inland NSW centres between 2001 and 2011 was greatest in regions around Tamworth, Orange, Queanbeyan, Wagga and Albury; greatest declines were in Griffith, Broken Hill and Moree. More than half of NSW’s predominantly rural … Continue reading

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NSW Women of the Year nominations close 23 March so start thinking!

It is time to again nominate for this year’s NSW Women of the Year Awards to acknowledge and recognise the contributions of women across the State. The awards give the community an opportunity to recognise the important role and achievements … Continue reading

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Two dynamic rural business women Sam Hain & Ellie Brown elected to leadership roles

I know both these inspirational Orange business women so wanted to share their success with you… PRESS RELEASE: Both women travel regularly to Sydney to represent the region on the Council at the NSW Business Chamber and look forward bringing … Continue reading

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