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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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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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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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Nominate a rural woman who volunteers today

Nominating a rural woman for the 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a great way to celebrate rural women from across New South Wales who give so much of their time to improving our communities and neighbourhoods. We invite you … Continue reading

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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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The search is on for Hidden Treasures. Communities have eight weeks to nominate female rural volunteers

Nominate a friend, family member, colleague, community worker – any rural woman who you believe makes your community a better place to live. Hidden Treasures acknowledges the important volunteer roles women play within NSW rural communities. Nominating a rural woman … Continue reading

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