Rural Women's Network

The Rural Women's Network (RWN) is a state-wide government program within the Department of Primary Industries. The small RWN team 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. View our NSW Rural Womens Network Five Year Plan 2016-2020 (PDF, 125.02 KB)

From meeting at crossroads with drought-stricken women in 1992, the NSW Rural Women’s Network continues to reflect and improve how we listen to rural women, link them to information and services and create opportunities that build personal and business resilience and strengthen rural communities. Read our Rural Women’s Network 25 Fast Facts over 25 years (PDF, 191.01 KB)

What can we do for you?

  • Provide information relevant to rural women and communities
  • Support you to develop and promote activities such as women's days, workshops or gatherings
  • Connect you with key people, groups and agencies
  • Share your stories and concerns

Contact RWN at or call 02 6391 3620.