NATIONAL RURAL WOMEN'S
INITIATIVES & NETWORKS
National Rural Women's Coalition (NRWC)
A coalition of representatives that act as a national voice for rural, regional and remote Australian women.
Australian Women in Agriculture (AWiA)
Membership-based national body focused on connecting women and engaging them in decision making.
World Rural Women's Congress
Global gatherings of women from over 70 countries, the last of which was held in 2015 in Adelaide.
Women in Australian Agribusiness (WiAA)
WiAA is a project of Emerald Grain and Fairfax Agricultural Media to celebrate and promote a list of 100 women in the field.
Isolated Children’s Parents Association (ICPA)
With over 4,500 members, the ICPA works to gain access to all elements of education for their children.
Australian Centre for Leadership for Women
A virtual centre that engages in activities to value and advance women in Australia
Women on Boards (WOB)
Aiming to improve the gender balance on boards, WOB runs events, programs and create mentoring opportunities for women.
Australian Businesswomen's Network
Provides mentoring, training and resources (videos, articles, webinars, courses, blog posts, interviews, eBooks) that help women start, manage and grow a business.
Telstra Women's Business Awards
The awards, which have been running for 20 years, recognise and reward our brilliant business women.
Future Farmers Network
Not just for women, this wonderful network focuses on building the connections and engagement of those aged 18-36 years in agriculture.
The Country Women’s Association of Australia
As the largest women’s organisation in Australia (membership of over 20,000), the CWAA aims to improve conditions for women, children and families.
The Women of Wool
Events and functions at the Australian Sheep & Wool Fair
Women in Dairy Australia
Group of women committed to supporting dairy farming families by bringing people together, educating and providing assistance.
Women's Industry Network Seafood Community (WINSC)
WINSC is the only national organisation in Australia that represents women in the Seafood Industry.
Ladies of the Land
Aussie Helpers offers aid to farming communities of Australia and in conjunction, Ladies of the Land promotes the needs of women on the land.
Young Rural Ladies
An initiative that connects like-minded women in New Zealand and worldwide to share their inspiration, entrepreneurial ideas and tricks for a better quality of life.
Wincott - Women in Cotton
Driven by volunteers, the group supports women in the cotton industry by facilitating opportunities to connect.
A quarterly publication, and are independently published. "Graziher magazine is simply a collection of women's stories. Women of the land; women who love the land; women who know the land.".
Jobs For The Girls
An online community to share information, stories and jobs for women working in the wool industry.