Victorian Rural Women's Network

The Women on Boards Way – your next board role

Joining a board can be a daunting prospect. Never fear Women on Boards is here to help.
Over the 11 years of our operation as a social enterprise we have developed a range of tools to assist would be board members. We characterise this as your pathway to directorship. Its individual; […]

Why do you love where you live?

Okay rural and regional women, it is time for you to show your faces! Some have started as you can see above.
but we need many more faces to put on our social media platforms to promote women, Victoria and the Rural Women’s Network. We will tell your story using a […]

Opportunities at a glance

Farmer of the year
The search is on for the best farmers from across Australia, those leading the way, who constantly strive to improve their business and are finding success in their efforts. Each week The Weekly Times, and DecisionAg and FARM magazines feature great stories of farmers excelling […]

Women on Farms aims to gather young participants in 2018

The 2018 Women on Farms Gathering Committee (WOFG2018) wants to welcome 18-35 years olds who have found their way to the farm, as a wife, a mum, a friend and a farmer.
We will be celebrating the challenges and adventures of loving farming and living in regional and rural communities when we […]

Invisible Farmer – Shining a light on women on the land

Stories of women on the land are being sought in a landmark study. The Invisible Farmer project was launched in March and is seeking your help in collecting and sharing the untold stories of farm women in rural Victoria.
The first call-out for submissions to farm women hosted by ABC Rural […]

The revived network eNewsletter

With the launch of the revived Victorian Rural Women’s Network comes the 30 Year Anniversary Edition of the network eNewsletter.
Click the cover below to download.

New generation farmers

It was the hottest October week on record. I was standing in the Waurn Ponds Bunning’s, two days before our wedding, picking up some last minute bits and pieces. This was my chance to prove to my almost husband that I could be helpful in bringing together the massive feat […]