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INTERNATIONAL RURAL WOMEN’S DAY – CELEBRATE RURAL WOMEN!

This International Rurual Women’s Day, Friday 15 October, Food and Fibre Great South Coast is excited to Celebrate Rural Women! Over the next week, Food and Fibre Great South Coast […]

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Celebrate Rural Women! “Claire Cheeseman”

Claire Cheeseman is just beginning her career in agriculture. Finishing up her double degree in Commerce and Science, majoring in Agribusiness and Environmental Science at Deakin University she is interested […]

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Celebrate Rural Women! “Oonagh Kilpatrick”

My Leadership Great South Coast Photo Story  The question I have asked myself often throughout my ten years of living in Australia and in this region is, how does one […]

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Celebrate Rural Women! “Karen O’Keefe”

Three quarters of passion Karen O’Keefe is the Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator with Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA) and owns a small lifestyle property near Rokewood. She explains that she […]

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Celebrate Rural Women! “Cath Jenkins”

A big shift Cath Jenkins is an independent consultant, on the board of Corangamite Catchment Management Authority and owns a family farm in South Purrumbete that has undergone some major […]

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Celebrate Rural Women! “Carlie Barry”

Our time to turn it around Carlie Barry and her husband operate a dairy farm in Camperdown and she shares her journey from conventional farming to organic regenerative farming. “When […]

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Careers Advisory Panel: Flyer

The Careers Advisory Panel is a collaborative initiative aimed at increasing employment participation by inspiring young people to choose a food and fibre career. The Panel’s primary goal is to sustainably increase employment participation in the sector.

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Georgina Gubbins: Championing An Industry

Original Post: Click Here HEYWOOD farmer and red meat producer, Georgina Gubbins is a passionate advocate for the local food and fibre industry. With over 20 years of experience, she […]

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Something different every day

Lexie Leonard has a quite simple message for the people of the Great South Coast. “Australian agriculture is booming.” The final ambassador of the Great South Coast’s Food + Fibre […]

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The world is your oyster

Aquaculture technician Lachlan Hulands is proof that the world truly is your oyster. The Assistant Production Manager at Southern Ocean Mariculture has been at the abalone farm for five years, […]

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On the other side of the world – and loving it

Seven years ago Franzi Riegger boarded a plane in Germany, destined for Australia. Backpacking around, she soon stumbled upon south-west Victoria. And while we know it’s the heart of Australia’s […]

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Great South Coast Women Leaders Best In Field

Food and Fibre – Great South Coast marked the occasion of International Rural Women’s Day on 15 October 2020 with a two-week showcase of the Great South Coast’s outstanding women […]

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