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A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria due to the serious risk to public health posed by coronavirus (COVID-19).
For more information visit … Read More
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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
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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
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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
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As the East Gippsland fires sped towards Goongerah Wombat Orphanage in January, carers fled for their lives, hoping that some of the wombats they had … Read More
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Geelong’s Nicole Newman runs a gourmet hamper business and is chair of the local Agribusiness Forum. But in January she, like many others, felt driven … Read More
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It has been a tough start to 2020 following the devastating bushfires. Research shows fires and disasters affect men and women differently and their needs vary … Read More
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Congratulations to the 11 talented women who have secured funded places in the 2020 Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program (the Program).
The Program offers … Read More
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Rural women are invited to a two-day live virtual summit, Vision-of-Possibilities, that will celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) by supporting entrepreneurial ideas.
The summit, put together … Read More
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Treechangers and those new to farming will get a chance to meet experienced farmer mentors at This Farm Needs a Farmer’s (TFNAF) field day in … Read More
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Event postponed and rescheduled to 18-20 September. For more information see Women on Farms Facebook page.
Women from across regional Victoria will gather at Inglewood on … Read More
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At this challenging time, our thoughts are with all rural and regional communities affected by fires and all those working tirelessly to prevent further loss … Read More
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