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Georgia Mansur from Mudgee is painting her own path-from outback NSW to the world

Story as featured in the Number 62 issue of The Country Web magazine. Can you share a little of your interesting career journey so far. Like many others my career journey hasn’t taken a straight path. It’s more like a … Continue reading

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Making communities better: Time is running out to nominate your hidden treasure

2014 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll nominee Susie Cay from Corowa is a Director and part owner of the Corowa-based Warrembool Pastoral Co Pty Ltd. Its farming enterprises cover dryland cropping, beef cattle, merino sheep and prime lambs and its farming interests extend … Continue reading

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Who will you nominate for the 2015 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll?

Hidden Treasures acknowledges the important volunteer roles women play within NSW rural communities. It is not an award, but provides a platform to pay tribute to rural women volunteers who donate their time and energy to help others. How to … 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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Get your copy of the 60th issue of ‘The Country Web’

Our 60th issue of The Country Web showcases young women of influence who are actively involved in their industry and community and are working towards creating vibrant and sustainable primary industries and rural communities. We hope you enjoy this issue … Continue reading

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Time running out to nominate your Hidden Treasure

Rural communities are being reminded to nominate a worthy rural woman for the annual Hidden Treasures Honour Roll, with the nomination period extended until the 30 July 2014. The Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a wonderful lasting tribute which recognises … Continue reading

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Region’s true treasures nominated for honour roll

Since the launch of the 2013 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll we have received many requests for certificates to be presented to individual nominees at special events organised by their nominees or local communities. It is so wonderful to see the … Continue reading

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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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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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Scholarship: $5,000/yr for students studying ag degrees @uni close 1 Feb

A Government-run scholarship is offering first-year university students $5,000 per annum if they study an agriculture-related degree. The Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of the Rural Industries R&D Corporation in partnership with industry sponsors and not only offers students financial … Continue reading

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