Category: Newsletter

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 […]

Social Media: #50places50faces campaign

Thanks to the rural women who have contributed images and words celebrating your place and why you love where you live. Your contributions are attracting great interest as part of our social media campaign #50places50faces.
Belinda Hagan’s recent contribution about her third-generation farm at Tooborac was viewed by over 5,500 people, […]