Tag Archives: Women

A day that no mother should have to go through – Never Alone

We wanted to share this important post from ‘Rosie’s Journey’. She is calling for people to join the campaign to ensure victims of domestic violence are Never Alone. Will you stand beside them? Source: Never Alone  Today is the day … 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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If you think you’re having a bad day – watch Janine Shepherd and be inspired!

Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal — until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Her message: you are not your body, … Continue reading

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Recovering from Trauma Series FREE very useful practical resources

With all that has been going on we thought you may like to know about these free resources around dealing with trauma for children, adults and communities. The Recovering from Trauma Series is a three-part conversation between the wonderful Petrea … Continue reading

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‘Daring to Dream 2’ stories of rural women now available to download from ibooks for $5.99

The NSW Rural Women’s Network’s Daring to Dream 2 is a tribute to the many women from rural, regional and remote backgrounds who have dared to follow a passion, overcome challenges and make their goals a reality. Their stories display … 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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An inspirational rural woman from Cooma who is building a successful business…

  One last little post… with Christmas approaching we stumbled upon this story in the Canberra Times of an inspirational rural woman from Cooma who is building a successful business… despite living in a small country town. We hope you enjoy it … Continue reading

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What you said: Results of the 2012 rural women’s ‘snapshot’ issues survey

A short online survey was conducted by open invitation through the Rural Women’s Network’s Rural Email List (REL), to Twitter/Blog subscribers and Country Web readers. The aim was to gather some specific ‘intelligence’ from a random sample. Respondents were invited … 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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