Tag Archives: Parkes

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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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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Missed the River of Life QRRRWN rural women’s gig? Here’s some personal insights

River of Life – create your own current Qld Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s conference (QRRRWN) 5-7 September 2012 in St George. Sonia Muir (NSW RWN) & Georgie Somerset (Chair QRRRWN) This was a joint conference of Queensland Rural, Regional and … Continue reading

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Come experience a NSW rural women’s gathering…virtually!

The NSW Rural Women’s Gathering is an annual weekend event organised by local committees with support from the Rural Women’s Network. The organising committee makes key decisions, develops a theme and the weekend program. Each Gathering reflects the unique culture, … Continue reading

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2012 NSW Women’s Gathering… an update

Straight from the 2012 Rural Women’s Gathering blog… Did you know that 2012 is the National Year of Reading? Did you know that 2012 is also the National Year of the Farmer? Of course, you did know that 2012 is … Continue reading

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