Victorian Rural Women's Network

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.
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From little things big things did grow with the Network

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 […]

Victorian Rural Women’s Network Stakeholder Reference Group

A volunteer Stakeholder Reference Group is being established to support the Rural Women’s Network (RWN), analyse feedback, and contribute ideas for services and activities:

Linking rural women with education and skill development opportunities to reduce the skills gap for women in rural Victoria, such as financial literacy, business development, and leadership
Supporting […]

Oceans of opportunity

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 […]

Having a ball way out West

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 […]

Get on Board

Applications are open for the new Women’s Board Leadership (WBL) program, which aims to increase the number and diversity of board-ready women in Victoria.
The WBL program expands on the previous Victorian Women’s Governance Scholarships program and provides 100 scholarships to women wanting to improve their board capabilities through courses, workshops, […]

Australian Women in Agriculture – Board vacancies EOI

Australian Women in Agriculture Inc (AWiA) has four Board positions which are due to fall vacant at their Annual General Meeting in September. They are calling for nominations for General Members, a NSW/ACT Representative and SA representative.

Nominations require a short 200 word summery outlining the nominee’s personal details, relevant experience and […]