Category: Newsletter

Register now: Rural Women’s Forum

Invitation to register for Rural Women's Forum - two women walking in field

Above: Invitation to register for the Victorian Rural Women’s Network’s Rural Women’s Forum
Exciting times! You can now register for our first ever two-day Rural Women’s Forum which is FREE to attend. The celebratory forum, which includes captivating keynote speakers and a gala dinner, kicks off at RACV Goldfields Resort, Creswick […]

The middle of everywhere – online business reach

Head shot of Lucy Bowler

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 Bootcamp 2018

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 […]

University of Tasmania – Vegetable Industry levy scholarship

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 […]

International Women’s Day – Thursday 8 March

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 […]

Women on Farms Gathering – Friday 16 – Sunday 18 March, Rosebud

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 – Endometriosis Awareness Month

‘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 […]