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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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UNE student Jo Newton honoured as an Armidale Hidden Treasure

The 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll was launched in October by Troy Grant MP, Parliamentary Secretary and member for Dubbo, at the NSW Rural Women’s Gathering held in Parkes. This year’s Honour Roll includes 126 inspiring women nominated from a … 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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Come join us in Scone for the next NSW Rural Women’s Gathering 25-27 October 2013

Today I am handing over to my guest blogger, Caroline Hayes, Vice Chair of the 2013 NSW Rural Women’s Gathering Committee. 2013 Gathering Committee drumming as part of the closing ceremony at Parkes Well, what a fabulous weekend we have … 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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NSW #ruralwomen have your say today and tell us about your key rural women’s issues

Take the short NSW Rural Women’s Network survey by answering these three simple questions… http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BMZHML6 Thanks so much!  

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Just how vulnerable could your country town be to climate change in 2050?

A new report on Australia’s country towns’ vulnerability to climate change in 2050. The document reviews the current literature on climate change and Australia’s settlement system, with particular reference to country towns, highlighting the challenges they will face over the coming decades … Continue reading

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Take a look at this winning Cream of the Crop short film “Are you the One” by NSW student Amber O’Neill

Cream of the Crop is part of Art4Agriculture – a network of young people who share a passion to tell others about the pivotal role Australian farmers play in feeding the world be beef, sheep, dairy, cropping, wine or horticultural … Continue reading

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