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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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Recovering from Trauma Series FREE very useful practical resources

With all that has been going on we thought you may like to know about these free resources around dealing with trauma for children, adults and communities. The Recovering from Trauma Series is a three-part conversation between the wonderful Petrea … 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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Olympics have a long way to go as women push boundaries

Nine hundred million people tuned in to watch the 2012 London Opening Ceremony. With the Olympics bombarding us and the issues of equality being discussed in the media I thought I’d share a lovely quote by the air rifle contestant, … Continue reading

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Ploughing new tracks take the rural assumptions quiz

     To bring about a paradigm shift in any culture we need to change assumptions and attitudes. (Jean Shinoda Bolen) Which of the following statements do you think are still seen as assumptions? ð    A farmer is the ‘man on … 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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