Saturday, August 7, 2010

Rural Women's Award

The Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women's Award recognises and encourages rural women and their contribution to agriculture, primary industries, resource development and rural Australia.

The Award provides a $10,000 bursary for the NSW/ACT Winner and the opportunity for the winner and runner-up to participate in further leadership and development training. The Award is open to all women involved in primary industries or natural resource management, whether you work in broad-acre farming, intensive livestock, cropping, horticulture, fish, forestry or related service industries.

Applications for the 2011 Award opened 1 August and close on 15 October 2010.

You'll find more details and information about the application process and past winners and finalists on the Rural Women's Network website.

This Award bursary could help you take your management, business and leadership skills to a higher level, so you can shape the future of industry and rural Australia.

So what are you waiting for?  If you think you are eligible or someone your know is, step out of your comfort zone and have a go! Enter now!

Media Release from Minister Steve Whan

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