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Meet NSW/ACT Rural Women’s Award Alumni Member – Alison Hamilton

Alison Hamilton (nee McIntosh) has a strong rural background and a passion for the beef industry. Residing near Wagga Wagga in the NSW Riverina, along with raising a small family, Alison juggles her time between managing her beef cattle consulting … Continue reading

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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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Parliament celebrates the success of the Rural Women’s Gathering and Hidden Treasures Honour Roll

Earlier this month the Rural Women’s Network team drove up country to connect, learn and interact with over 350 women at the 2015 “Gather in the Glen: Women For All Seasons” gathering weekend hosted by Glen Innes. An inspiring range of speakers … Continue reading

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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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A woman’s place is everywhere

By Stephanie Dale, The Write Road (As appears in The Country Web Number 61) Incredible, isn’t it, the way a house can absorb significant numbers of people? On this particular weekend, the near century-old Kia Ora homestead, located 130 km … 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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61st issue of The Country Web now online

Our 61st issue of The Country Web includes stories of women who have reinvented themselves, risen from the ‘ashes’ to overcome adversity, changed roles or careers for something new, started up a new business, stepped out of their comfort zone, … Continue reading

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Two dynamic rural business women Sam Hain & Ellie Brown elected to leadership roles

I know both these inspirational Orange business women so wanted to share their success with you… PRESS RELEASE: Both women travel regularly to Sydney to represent the region on the Council at the NSW Business Chamber and look forward bringing … Continue reading

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