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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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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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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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Rural women’s ‘place stories’ from River of Life conference… come take a peek!

This Queensland Rural Regional and Remote Women’s (QRRRWN) recent River of Life History Project which began at the St George conference aims to collect women’s voices online. By gathering stories of rural women’s achievements and successes we can inspire each … 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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NSW Rural Women’s Award winner in running for national Award

Sydney based lawyer Danica Leys, NSW winner of the 2012 Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award is one of seven state finalists who will travel to Canberra in early October for the announcement of the national Award. The … 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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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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