Topic: Rural women

Healthy approach to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Entrepreneur Susie McLachlan in the kitchen

Above: Susie McLachlan, Founder of Mindful Nutrients, is researching the benefits of Indigenous superfoods to address challenges from attention and mind disorders
Indigenous superfoods sparked the idea for a start-up making health products for attention and mind disorders.
Susie McLachlan hopes to unearth the benefits of foods favoured by Indigenous Australians to […]

Update: Leadership and Mentoring Program

Woman in red checked top standing in field with iPad

Above: generic image, Natasha Shields, Peninsula Fresh Organics
Congratulations to the 10 talented women in agriculture who have recently secured funded places in the 2019 Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program.
The Leadership and Mentoring Program offers rural Victorian women, who are involved in agriculture or the agriculture supply chain, the […]

Stepping up for wellness

Active Farmers fitness group in outdoor kickboxing session

Above: The first Victorian Active Farmers group reaching for optimum health for mind and body
Victorian rural communities are set to benefit from a holistic health and fitness initiative focused on the physical and mental health of farmers and people living remotely.
Active Farmers, a not-for-profit organisation and health promotion charity, was […]

What’s On?

Young girl holding duckling

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 of […]

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 […]

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 […]