Applications are now open for the 2018 WA AgriFutures Rural Women's Award

 

Will you, or someone you know, be the next Rural Woman of the Year?  AgriFutures logo.png

The Award is Australia's leading award acknowledging and supporting the essential role women play in rural industries, businesses and communities. The Award provides a platform to inspire and support Australian women to use and develop their skills to benefit their industries and communities.

All Western Australian women involved in rural and regional industries, businesses and communities are encouraged to apply for the 2018 WA AgriFutures™ Rural Women's Award.

Applications are welcome from all women above the age of 18 across WA who are taking innovative approaches to challenges faced in rural and regional WA. 

A $10,000 bursary is awarded to the winner, providing the financial resources to realise their project or initiative that will benefit rural industries, businesses and/or communities. The winner will be provided with opportunities to participate in leadership development and access to a valuable alumni network. State Winners will also be considered for the National Award. The National Award Winner will be awarded an additional $10,000 bursary and National Runner Up, an additional $5,000 towards developing their project or initiative, this may also be used to assist in meeting national commitments such as speaking engagements.

The 2018 Award has been expanded to consider commercially focused projects and initiatives. 

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Applications for 2018 WA AgriFutures™ Rural Women's Award close 29 October.

For more information contact Sarah Klahn-Jolley on 08 6552 2066 or Rob Leicester on 6552 1850 to discuss your application.

 

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