Topic: Victorian Rural Women’s Network
Welcome to the ‘technology’ issue
What a few months it has been for rural women! Since the last edition of network, we have a winner of the 2019 Victorian AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award and celebrated 21 outstanding Victorian women being inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women. International Women’s Day was celebrated around the …
Profile: The reluctant technologist
Last year, Louise Ackland transformed from someone barely able to open an app to tech entrepreneur talking to software developers in Silicon Valley. This year, Louise continues her professional development journey on the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program through a place funded by the Victorian Rural Women’s Network.
Louise’s journey from …
Fresh approach to ‘What’s On?’
Do you like to be the first to know what’s on? For over a year, we have shared rural and regional events to all Victorian Rural Women’s Network subscribers through an emailed event listing, the ShE update. As part of the network’s website revamp, we have made the move to …
‘Women on Farms’ celebrates 30 years
The last weekend of March saw more than 200 rural women come together in Warragul for the 30th Annual Women on Farms Gathering. The gathering aims to highlight the role of rural women and their advances in farming. This year took the theme, ‘Striding Forward’, and was coordinated by the …
Would you eat a grasshopper?
Would you eat a grasshopper? This question was just one of many posed by the audience at the evokeAG conference.
Population growth, food security, environmental sustainability and market access are all important and topical challenges. The evokeAG conference held in February in Melbourne and supported by AgriFuturesTM Australia explored these …
National Reconciliation Week
National Reconciliation Week is a time for Australians to learn about our shared histories, achievements and contributions to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Reconciliation is about strengthening and celebrating the relationship between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The theme for this year’s Reconciliation Week (27 May-3 …
International Women’s Day
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019
A balanced world is a better world. How can you help forge a more gender-balanced world?
Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.
Get everything you need to run a successful International Women’s Day at https://www.internationalwomensday.com/
REGISTER FOR THE 2018 VICTORIAN RURAL WOMEN’S FORUM
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 …