Rural Women's Network
The Rural Women's Network (RWN) is a state-wide government program within the Department of Primary Industries (part of Trade & Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services).
The RWN works in innovative ways to share information and promote action on rural women's issues, often in partnership with individuals, groups and non-government and government agencies. More about us.
There are several ways you can stay in touch and find out the latest news. See our Updates section for details.
Central West’s Pip Job has been named the winner of the 2014 NSW-ACT RIRDC Rural Women’s Award.
A voice for agriculture and women in farming, Fiona Simson has been named a finalists in this years Premier's Women of the Year Awards. Vote for Fiona and other finalists at Women NSW.
The Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a unique way to formally acknowledge the efforts of rural, regional and remote women and celebrate volunteering as an important community value.
Our Number 59 issue has a special focus on women and celebrating the many roles they play in rural and regional Australia. It celebrates daughters, sisters, mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers.
IN THIS SECTION
- About RWN
Background and role of the NSW Rural Women's Network and staff profiles.
- Contacting RWN
- Calendar of events
Listing of RWN and other community events.
- Grants, funding and scholarships
Grant, funding and award opportunities.
- NSW Rural Women's Gathering
- Projects and activities
Current and past projects, including Hidden Treasures, Daring to Dream, SOFT and Time Out 4 Blokes courses.
- Publications and resources
Books, magazines, leaflets and more.
- RIRDC Rural Women's Award - NSW/ACT
Information on applying for the Award.
- Support services and help lines
Quick reference for support agencies and programs.
- The Country Web
A newsletter for rural women and their families.
Stay in touch and find out the latest. Join our free Rural Email List, Twitter and our Blog.
- Useful links
Large range of websites, grouped by topic.
- Rural Women Connect
Recent News Releases
- 07 Aug 2013Rural women's award nominations open [77.4 KB PDF]
- 18 Jul 2013Help uncover our 'hidden treasures' and say thank you!
- 13 May 2013Search for hidden treasures in rural NSW [212.9 KB PDF]
- 26 Mar 2013Succession planning specialist wins [157.4 KB PDF]
- 29 Oct 2012Local women revealed as Hidden Treasures
- 19 Sep 2012Nominations open for Rural Women's Award [126.2 KB PDF]