Victorian Rural Women's Network

Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Women Leaders program

As Victoria’s first and only female premier, the late Joan Kirner’s political legacy is characterised by her commitment to promoting women and reforming education.
Joan dedicated her career to mentoring many young people and women. The Victorian Government is recognising her legacy through the new Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Women […]

Welcome Jasmine Glover

We are pleased to introduce to you Jasmine Glover, our new Rural Women’s Coordinator (RWC).
Jasmine grew up in the New England Tablelands of New South Wales (NSW). Her grandparents had a beef farm on the mid-North coast and her great grandparents a wheat and sheep property in Ariah Park, NSW. […]

Wanted – Rural Women’s Stories

National Centre for Farmer Health Project—‘From Inside the Farm Gate: Rural Women’s Stories of Thriving and Surviving’
‘From Inside the Farm Gate’ invites rural women who have managed tough times to share their story. This is a great opportunity to empower and give voice to rural women – providing opportunity to connect […]

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; […]

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 […]