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Jill gains new contacts and handy tools at bootcamp

Dozens of women from across Victoria have improved their networks and farm management skills through a series of bootcamps recently held for young and new farmers.
The bootcamp series was held at Hamilton, Bairnsdale, Benalla, Maryborough and Horsham during April to June. The Farm Business Boot Camps helped producers to understand […]

The first shE-Update is out

Welcome Rural Women’s Network subscribers to our first shE-update.  A monthly update of stories, events and ideas of interest to rural and regional women. To read the full newsletter click here

Rural Women Uncovered – exposing your potential

Creswick, September 14-15, 2017
Rural and regional women are being encouraged to explore their potential and find their voice with the Victorian Farmers Federation’s Rural Women Uncovered event on September 14-15.
Set against the scenic hills of Creswick, near Ballarat, women have the chance to enjoy world-class speakers at the RACV Goldfields […]

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 […]

Spotlight on the Central Victorian Rural Women’s Network

Logo for the Central Victorian Rural Women's Network

Each month we will help women ‘Get to Know’ an existing women’s Network in Victoria. If you have a network you think we should get to know, please drop us an email at
The beginning
The newly formed Central Victorian Rural Women’s Network (CVRWN), evolved from the former Loddon Bendigo Rural […]

Laughs, debate and inspiration at VRCLP leadership summit

The Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program’s Secretariat (VCRLP) is delighted to present the 2017 VRCLP Leadership Summit – Embracing Intergenerational Leadership.
In 2017, we are growing capability by exploring what intergenerational leadership means. Particularly, what does it mean for women in regional and rural Australia?
We invite you to join us, hear […]

Time to celebrate and learn at small business festival

August is Small Business Festival month and rural and regional women are being encouraged to take advantage of a range of events being held across the state.
Check out the Small Business Victoria Website for a face to face workshop coming to a town near you. They include such fascinating topics […]

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.