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About: Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program

Are you a rural woman in agriculture who wants to be a better leader? Do you want to boost your leadership skills, learn from inspiring mentors or gain board experience? Here’s your chance!
The Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program is offering rural and regional Victorian women, who are involved […]

Apply now: The Observership Program

The Victorian Rural Women’s Network is proud to partner with The Observership Program as part of its Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program.
The Observership Program facilitates the involvement of talented and energetic individuals in a structured 12-month experience on non-profit boards. Training is provided to selected candidates through The Observership […]

Drought support

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The Victorian Government recently announced additional support to ease the burden on farmers experiencing drought conditions in the driest regions of the state.
On 12 September 2018, the Victorian Government announced an additional $5 million in funding as the next stage in supporting farmers affected by drought conditions in Central and […]

PHOTO COMPETITION: International Day of Rural Women

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‘Lights, camera, action,’ — it’s time to snap up a great opportunity to celebrate International Day of Rural Women by taking part in the Victorian Rural Women’s Network’s photography competition. Here’s your chance to win a mobile phone flexi tripod and selfie stick!
International Day of Rural Women took place on […]

Want to make rural women more visible?

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Researchers at Monash University are calling for rural and regional women who are household breadwinners to take part in an academic research project.
The research is part of a project helping to promote the important contribution of mature working women to their rural and regional communities. Titled ‘Breadwinner’, the project involves […]

What’s On?

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Want to get involved in rural and regional events that inspire and benefit country women? Check out our events listing, ShE update. The list of events is emailed to Victorian Rural Women’s Network subscribers between seasonal newsletters to promote upcoming events, activities or workshops that connect and improve the lives […]

Event: Chicks in the Sticks

Chicks in the Sticks logo of woman and child

Are you inspired by opportunity and the stories of others? Keen to meet like-minded women who share a connection to agriculture and the environment? Don your favourite frock and add your own native floral accessory…it’s time for the 2018 Chicks in the Sticks event, hosted by North Central and Goulburn […]


Rural Women's Forum flyer showing registrations full

We are delighted to invite you to the 2018 Victorian Rural Women’s Forum.

The forum will run from mid-morning Thursday 2 August to mid-afternoon Friday 3 August at the RACV Goldfields Resort in Creswick.
Two fantastic keynote addresses: Sallie Jones of Gippsland Jersey; and Henry and Anna Terry, truffle farmers from the […]