Topic: Victorian Rural Women’s Network

Minister’s foreword – July 2018 newsletter

Portrait shot of Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Jaala Pulford

Above: Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development, the Hon. Jaala Pulford MP
Welcome to the first birthday e-newsletter from the Victorian Rural Women’s Network. It’s an exciting milestone for the much-loved network, which was re-established last year thanks to the Victorian Government’s $1.7 million investment.
The network has had a busy year […]

Celebrating the women behind the network

Beryl Taylor holding large turkey

Above: Beryl Taylor on a turkey farm tour, part of Glenormiston Women on Farms Gathering, 1994. Source: Museums Victoria 
Anna Lottkowitz and Jenni Mitchell were appointed by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs to initiate the Rural Women’s Network in 1986. They were supported by a diverse group of women, including […]

What rural women want: then and now

Portrait headshots of Colleen Condliffe, Caroline Hogg and Audrey Dreschler

L-R Colleen Condliffe (Source: Jeanette Severs), Caroline Hogg (Source: Museums Victoria), and Audrey Dreschler (Source: Jeanette Severs)
Five key trailblazers of the Rural Women’s Movement share their thoughts on what rural women wanted 32 years ago and what they want today.
Caroline Hogg, former Australian Labor Party MP and supporter of the […]

Register now: Rural Women’s Forum

Invitation to register for Rural Women's Forum - two women walking in field

Above: Invitation to register for the Victorian Rural Women’s Network’s Rural Women’s Forum
Exciting times! You can now register for our first ever two-day Rural Women’s Forum which is FREE to attend. The celebratory forum, which includes captivating keynote speakers and a gala dinner, kicks off at RACV Goldfields Resort, Creswick […]

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 […]

Victorian Rural Women’s Network gets down to business — Reference Group appointed

 Standing (L-R) Clare Purcell, Ann Young, Haley Remington, Jasmine Glover, Lynette Harris, Felicity Bolitho, Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Jaala Pulford MP, Alana Johnson, Olivia Lineham, Ashley Rogers, Jeanette Severs, Libby Dowling, Cynthia Mahoney. Seated (L-R) Dianne Bowles, Kirsten Abernethy, Alison Marchant, Jessica Purbrick-Herbst
 
We have an exciting announcement with the recent […]