Armed with reliable, affordable internet connectivity, there’s little stopping rural and regional Victorian women from achieving our business dreams. As Seth Godin says, ‘If wireless signal can reach you, you’re now in the middle of everywhere’ – something that resounds for my own career. As a communications specialist based in […]
Young farmers from across the Mallee, Wimmera and south west Victoria are being encouraged to sign up now for a two-day intensive business bootcamp.
The Young Farmer Business Bootcamp program combines expert presentations and advice with hands-on activities and professional networking opportunities in convenient rural settings.
The program is aimed at supporting […]
Women in Rural, Regional and Remote Enterprises – Digital Workshops at the Women on Farms Gathering (WOFG) 2018
Fiona Lake grew up in country Victoria and is now a professional photographer dedicated to explaining life in rural and remote areas. Since the first photograph sale in 1982, Fiona has developed a unique, multi-strand business to support this life-long advocacy. In 1992, she began concerted efforts to not just […]
Australia’s horticulture industry has thrown its support behind the new Masterclass in Horticultural Business, with more than $300,000 worth of scholarship funding announced for 2018 to enhance capacity in the industry.
There are industry-supported scholarships worth up to $10,000 each, which will support people working within the horticulture industry to enhance […]
February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and is held to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, how many women are affected by the disease each year, the impact it has on these women, the risk factors for ovarian cancer and its diagnosis and treatment.
This year for […]
This year’s theme for International Women’s day is #PressforProgress, that encourages women to keep up the global momentum for gender equality inspired by recent movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp.
The IWD theme fits well with the United Nations’ theme for 2018 of ‘Leave no woman behind’, that examines the vital role […]
The Women on Farms Gathering 2018 will be held at the Rosebud Memorial Hall & Surrounds in Rosebud, Mornington Peninsula from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 March.
The first Women on Farms Gathering was held in Warragul in 1990. Since then the gathering has been hosted annually across many of Victoria’s […]
‘March into Yellow’ is to raise awareness of women with endometriosis. The month of March is dedicated to drawing worldwide attention to this condition. Take the challenge to wear yellow to show your support for women who live with endometriosis. You can use the yellow challenge to raise funds to […]
The Festival celebrates women’s cycling and brings women together to ride, eat, drink and party in Victoria’s beautiful high country, the premiere cycling destination in the state.
The concept is a natural extension of 7 Peaks 100 Women’s Stories, which shares and unifies the powerful voice of female cyclists through showcasing […]
Thanks to the rural women who have contributed images and words celebrating your place and why you love where you live. Your contributions are attracting great interest as part of our social media campaign #50places50faces.
Belinda Hagan’s recent contribution about her third-generation farm at Tooborac was viewed by over 5,500 people, […]