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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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The first edition of Our Community Matters newsletter for 2013 is out and is full of news, views and capacity-building for not-for-profit groups and schools. Highlights include: Johnny Farnham Eat Your Heart Out: Communities in Control is back! What’s in … 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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2 Mid-Western women named in 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll

Reprinted from Mudgee Guardian article by Sam Potts and Same Paine Nov. 2, 2012   Two Mid-Western Region women have included in the latest Department of Primary Industries (DPI) 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll, celebrating the work of women volunteers … Continue reading

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UNE student Jo Newton honoured as an Armidale Hidden Treasure

The 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll was launched in October by Troy Grant MP, Parliamentary Secretary and member for Dubbo, at the NSW Rural Women’s Gathering held in Parkes. This year’s Honour Roll includes 126 inspiring women nominated from a … 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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