Tag Archives: Volunteering

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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Hidden Treasures recognised in rural NSW

  NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, said “This honour roll provides a long lasting legacy to tireless women volunteers, who are the backbone of many rural and regional communities. “With more than 500 women now enshrined on the honour roll, … 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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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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Ploughing new tracks take the rural assumptions quiz

     To bring about a paradigm shift in any culture we need to change assumptions and attitudes. (Jean Shinoda Bolen) Which of the following statements do you think are still seen as assumptions? ð    A farmer is the ‘man on … Continue reading

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Nominate a rural woman who volunteers today

Nominating a rural woman for the 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a great way to celebrate rural women from across New South Wales who give so much of their time to improving our communities and neighbourhoods. We invite you … 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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