Topic: Rural women
Introducing Country Cuppas
The Victorian Rural Women’s Network is excited to celebrate International Day of Rural Women on 15 October 2019 by supporting a series of local gatherings across Victoria — Country Cuppas.
Country Cuppas encourages women to take time out to connect over a cuppa with other women in their region and share …
AIM Breakfast Series
Teacher Brianna Slattery from In The Groove, an organisation offering arts-based programs focusing on rhythm and creativity.
Doctor and communications expert Luz Restrepo from Sisterworks, Melbourne, a social and craft group connecting women who may be experiencing isolation or have recently settled in Australia.
Over the hump in a new industry
Megan Williams describes the past four years she and husband Chris have spent establishing The Camel Milk Co. at Kyabram as a roller coaster ride and the biggest challenge of their lives.
Born and bred a Victorian dairy farmer, Megan fell in love with camels during a stint on Andado Station …
Meet the 2019 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award finalists
All the best to 2019 Victorian AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award winner Claire Moore who is off to Canberra in September with six other state and territory finalists for the national award ceremony. The national winner will be announced at the ceremony on 11 September. Good luck Claire!
Each state and territory …
Leading the way in local government
If, as American philosopher Peter Drucker says, “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things,” many rural and regional women are stepping up to do the ‘right things’ as elected leaders of shire and rural councils.
It seems that leadership opportunities for women in councils are high, with …
Add your story to Gippsland’s rich history
Journalist and editor, Dr June Alexander, is seeking stories for a history she is recording of the Gippsland Women’s Network’s many art and community development projects.
The network is winding up and wants to commemorate and honour the women who have participated in its rich art and community project history in …