Victorian Rural Women's Network

Learn more about future farming

Woman sitting with back to camera operating drone

Discover how farming and food are evolving through new ideas and inventions at the evokeAG conference next month.
Melbourne is proud to host and be part of this premier event at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, from 19 – 20 February. Run by AgriFutures™ Australia, evokeAG ‘Food Farm Future’ taps into […]

This Farm Needs A Farmer Field Day

Melissa Connors, 2018 Victorian AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award winner and Founder of This Farm Needs a Farmer initiative
Are you new to farming or have you made a recent treechange? Or are you a retired or experienced farmer who can offer inexperienced treechangers advice and knowledge that will help them become […]

How to balance your world

Woman in green raising hands in 'weighing up' gesture

What will you do to make life fairer for women on International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
Women often miss out […]

Coming soon! Corangamite Rural Women’s Forum

Flyer for Corangamite Rural Women's Forum

Are you a rural woman living in or around Ballarat, Heytsebury, Great Ocean Road, Surf Coast or Geelong?
Take a day out to connect, share, learn and inspire at Corangamite Rural Women’s Forum, Friday 15 March 2019, at Barwon Park Mansion, Winchelsea. Stay tuned for more information on the […]

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: Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program

Candidates applying for funded places on the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program courses through the Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program must adhere to the following terms and conditions:

Be a Victorian Rural Women’s Network subscriber. Here is a link to the network’s subscriber page: extensionaus.com.au/VRWNetwork/subscribe-to-the-victorian-rural-womens-network/
Be a rural or regional […]

Apply now: Williamson Community Leadership Program

Candidates applying for funded places on Leadership Victoria’s Williamson Community Leadership Program through the Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program must adhere to the following terms and conditions:
Applications open: Wednesday 7 November, 2018
Applications close: Midnight Sunday 2 December, 2018

Be a Victorian Rural Women’s Network subscriber. Here is a […]

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

Flock of sheep in dry paddock

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 […]