Tag Archives: RIRDC Rural Women

Farmers adapting to change

Author: Cindy Cassidy, 2015 NSW-ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award As featured in The Country Web magazine issue 63, published August 2016 As the 2015 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award winner for NSW-ACT and in my role with FarmLink, I am driven … Continue reading

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8 mins with our 2016 Rural Women’s Award finalists

I’m excited to share with all of you this short 8 minute video where you can meet our 2016 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award finalists and hear from them about their ideas for primary industries and rural Australia. Don’t forget to … Continue reading

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South Australian “Champions academy” founder wins national Rural Women’s Award

Sarah Powell, a South Australian mixed farmer, community leader and advocate for rural women and youth is the national winner of the 2015 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award. The announcement was made by the Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce in front … Continue reading

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Meet our 2015 RWA recipients in this great video clip

Cindy Cassidy, Sophie Anderson and Trudy McElroy are all inspiring role models and ambassadors for women in regional communities. You can find out more about them and their visions for primary industries in this great video clip.

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Top100 – Women in Australian Agribusiness

(Source: Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation) 100 Women in Australian Agribusiness celebrates and promotes the success of women in the field – women who play a vital role as decision makers in the Agribusiness industry. The agribusiness sector is dominated by family … Continue reading

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Overcoming the fear of change

RWN are about to head to Canberra for the 2014 Australian RIRDC Rural Women’s Award dinner. This wonderful event will celebrate the seven State and Territory winners of the 2014 RIRDC RWA including our very own Pip Job from Cumnock. … Continue reading

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Rural women encouraged to enter top award

NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has encouraged rural women to enter the prestigious 2015 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) NSW-ACT Rural Women’s Award. Ms Hodgkinson said the 2015 awards are now open to women in NSW … Continue reading

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Inspiring rural women – 4 minutes with our 2014 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award Award recipients

It’s been a busy time at the Rural Women’s Network these past few months and it’s now just over a month since we announced our 2014 NSW-ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award winner and runner-up. You can now watch a quick 4-minute video to … Continue reading

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