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George the Farmer

Happy International Women’s Day!

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2018 Rural Women’s Award applications are open… $10,000 bursary… for more info come along to an info session: North: When: Wednesday 11 October 2017 Where: Tasmanian Natural Garlic & Tomatoes, Selbourne..

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Tasmanian Country

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Landmark Harcourts Tasmania

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Tasmanian Country

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Rimfire Resources

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Are you down south? Interested in joining the Huon group? See details below. Spring Gathering – Thursday 5th October at Home Hill Wines (Ranelagh). 10am for a tour of the vineyard and winery with Kelly..

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Tasmanian Country

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Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association Ltd

Best of luck Bec. 🙂

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Inspire-Ag

Tomorrow is RU OK day. Please take 5-10 minutes out of your day to pick up the phone (or get in the car) to “check-in” with a friend or neighbour. Let’s do everything we can to reduce the stigma of mental..

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Tasmanian Farmer newspaper

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Help Shine light now

The Shine Awards is celebrating women in rural and regional Australia. Know someone who deserves to be recognised?

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Australian Training Awards

Congratulations to Ashton Brown who picked up the Apprentice of the Year at the Tasmanian Training Awards!

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USA Study Tour Opportunity

Tasmanian Women in Agriculture have put together a fantastic opportunity for our States farm women to tour North America.
Kicking off in Oregon, the worlds largest grass seed producing region, our TWiA members will be hosted by members of their sister organisation Women FOR Agriculture.
Following a five night stay with host families in different parts of Oregon, the group proceeds to Boise, Idaho, for a further 4 nights with hosts. A highlight of their time in Idaho is a visit to the Boise Farmers Market.
The tour will then move to Saskatoon in Canada for three nights before returning to Tasmania.
President of Tasmanian Women in Agriculture, Annette Reed, said ‘it is a great opportunity to visit three very different regions and view North American agricultural production close at hand. By being hosted by families on farm, participants have the opportunity of a once in a life time trip’.
Places will be limited, so be quick.
For further information, please call 0438 026 918

POSITION VACANT – STUDY TOUR LEADER TO NORTH AMERICA JULY 2016

Please find attached an invitation to apply for a leadership role to lead the TWiA 2016 study tour to North America. This is a very good opportunity to hone and build skills, to see some beautiful parts of the Americas, to meet a number of farming families, all while having your trip subsidised.

Please contact Annette for further details and an application form. (if I don’t answer, leave a message on my mobile and I’ll call back).
M: 0438 009 522

We have enough numbers for the trip to go ahead (still a few spaces available) if you are interested just as a participant.

More information TWiA North American Study Tour – Leader Position promotion 11.12.15

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, NETWORKING AND FARM TOUR

Thursday 19th February 2015 5.00pm
HAZELBRAE – 127 Station Lane, Hagley
A farm tour, garden viewing and dinner are included.
Cost: $36.00
RSVP: Monday 16th February 2015 to Rosie Mackinnon
Ph: 0408 922 601 Email: armackin@intas.net.au

PROGRAM

At the home of Michael and Christie McLeod
Christie McLeod won third place in the Tasmanian 2014 Rural Women’s Award. She is a proud recipient of TWIA’s 2014 Encouragement Award.

5.00 pm Farm Tour.
Christie will conduct a tour of the hazelnut trees, processing facilities and a tasting experience
6.00 pm
Garden Viewing. Time to explore 2 acres of beautifully laid out garden beds, shrubs and lawns.
6.30 pm
AGM – Election of 2015 Office Bearers
7.30 pm
Dinner.
9.00 pm
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Please come along and be part of our great organisation supporting women in rural and regional communities.

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20th Anniversary in Scottsdale

Back where it all began!!!
Saturday 4th October 2014
Scottsdale

Join us for Lunch or Dinner or both and celebrate the last 20 years of fantastic rural women growing a supporting each other in their rural businesses.

Enquiries to Deb Morice (TWIA Treasurer) – 0408 990 927

RSVP by Monday 22nd September 2014
TWIA Scottsdale Registration form

Organising Committee Contacts:
Rae Wardlaw 63523148 rm_wardlaw@bigpond.com
Sandra France 63231035 rubyflats@bigpond.com
Kylie Rattray 0488 698512 kylie.rattray@education.tas.gov.au

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