Rural women’s award
NOMINATIONS are now open for the 2013 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women’s Award. Run nationally, each state and territory winner will receive a $10,000 bursary and professional development support to implement their project to benefit their industries and communities. DAFF deputy director-general for agriculture, fisheries and forestry BethWoods said the award presented an opportunity for rural women to further their leadership development, make a tangible difference. Nominations close on October 15. Visit rirdc.gov.au.