Tag Archives: New South Wales Department of Primary Industries

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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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Fancy hosting the 2014 NSW Rural Women’s Gathering? Submissions due 31 March 2013

The 2013 Gathering ‘Horsin’ Around’ will be held in Scone from 25-27 October. ‘As a member of the first Gathering Committee I look back at the experience of showcasing my Orange region and providing an opportunity for rural women as … 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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‘Daring to Dream 2’ stories of rural women now available to download from ibooks for $5.99

The NSW Rural Women’s Network’s Daring to Dream 2 is a tribute to the many women from rural, regional and remote backgrounds who have dared to follow a passion, overcome challenges and make their goals a reality. Their stories display … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!! 2012 in review for RWN blog

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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2 Mid-Western women named in 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll

Reprinted from Mudgee Guardian article by Sam Potts and Same Paine Nov. 2, 2012   Two Mid-Western Region women have included in the latest Department of Primary Industries (DPI) 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll, celebrating the work of women volunteers … Continue reading

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Stories of NSW rural women from 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll captured by the media

This year’s Honour Roll celebrates 126 inspiring women nominated from a range of services such as Red Cross, the Cancer Council, Hospital Auxiliaries, Bush Fire Brigades, Meals on Wheels, Rescue Services and business communities. Their stories reveal just some of … 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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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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2013 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award now open. Nominate yourself or encourage someone else to apply for the $10k bursary

Are you a woman involved in primary industries and want to take your ideas to another level? Did I hear a  “Yes?” Then perhaps the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award could be just the thing for you. Applications are now open … Continue reading

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