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National Year of Reading & Australian Year of the Farmer Writer-in-Residence Project bringing insightful stories of men & women involved in agriculture.

    An exciting initiative has begun in Orange with Central West Libraries and NSW Department of Primary Industries working together to highlight books, reading, literacy and the National Year of Reading as well as Australian Year of the Farmer … Continue reading

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2013 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award now open. Nominate yourself or encourage someone else to apply for the $10k bursary

Are you a woman involved in primary industries and want to take your ideas to another level? Did I hear a  “Yes?” Then perhaps the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award could be just the thing for you. Applications are now open … Continue reading

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Australian Bureau of Statisics 2012 ‘The Book of a Nation’ – Did you know 52% of Australia’s total land area was used for agriculture…

The 92nd edition of the ABS Year Book Australia is full of interesting and relevant Australian statistical stories. Lucky we have our farmers. The ABS found that according to population projections, food production worldwide will need to increase by 70% … Continue reading

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2012 NSW Women’s Gathering… an update

Straight from the 2012 Rural Women’s Gathering blog… Did you know that 2012 is the National Year of Reading? Did you know that 2012 is also the National Year of the Farmer? Of course, you did know that 2012 is … Continue reading

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