In recent months, most of us have been preoccupied with hand washing, home schooling and getting supplies to elderly relatives – only a rare few … Read More
business, clothing, coronavirus, retail, Rural women
Andrea Vallance received one of The Weekly Times’ Heart Volunteer Awards this year, recognising her commitment to volunteering and her local community. But the modest, … Read More
ambulance, awards, emergency, Heart Volunteer Awards, Volunteer
Wanting to help while staying at home, Jill Whiting met the challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by uniting a group from Hamilton, Western Victoria, … Read More
coronavirus, personal protection gown, PPE, sewing, volunteers
Janice Rowley sells specialty shoes in the Latrobe Valley town of Morwell where her store has been a fixture of the community for 29 years.
Alongside … Read More
community, leadership, Rural women, Victorian Honour Roll of Women
When 21-year-old Tanisha Lovett won the 2019 Regional Development Victoria Leadership and Innovation Award, she showed youth is no barrier to being a community leader.
The … Read More
awards, community, innovation, regional leaders
The Victorian Government is working with the state’s agricultural sector to ensure its crucial supply chains can continue unbroken during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The … Read More
agriculture, business, food and fibre, recruitment, support
There have been many changes to the way we live and work over recent months. However, when it comes to events, the rise of the … Read More
agriculture, Events, Rural women
The start of the new year has been challenging for many of us. Whether you were directly or indirectly affected by fires, the effects have … Read More
newsletter, Rural women, stories of courage and kindness, welcome
Members of a women’s support group set up after the Black Saturday fires are reaching out to women affected by recent bushfires by sharing personal … Read More
bushfire, connection, Firefoxes, stories, support
The Victorian Government and supporting services have announced a range of financial and practical support to assist those affected by recent fires.
Grants of up to … Read More
bushfire, bushfire recovery, donate, grants, resources, support
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