Today marks the start of the Rural Women’s Network – Mark II. The Network is a means to support, promote, inspire, unite, empower, engage and help develop rural and regional women from across Victoria. This will be through providing information about events and opportunities, promoting groups and their activities, producing […]
I have been working in wild-catch professional fisheries for more than ten years. From the moment I stepped onto my first boat I knew I was in this job for life. I find it inspiring how fishing families take pride in their unique way of life and have a passion […]
It almost sounds like an impossible task: Ten women who voluntarily coordinated an event that involves 16 venues, 50 workshops and 269 participants across multiple towns. But that is exactly what the West Wimmera Women on Farms Gathering (WOFG) Committee achieved earlier this year at Harrow.
The event, in March this year […]
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 […]
With world renowned clean and green Victorian produce, emerging export markets and evolving technologies to name just a few of the positives, there’s never been a better time to embark on a career in agriculture.
Young Farmer Scholarships are available to help young farmers boost their skills and equip themselves for […]
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 […]
We are back and we are here to connect with rural and regional Victorian women. This is your Network and we are keen to have as many people as possible involved – subscribe here.
The Rural Women’s Network will reduce distance and disconnection for women living in isolated areas through the […]