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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women’s Award

1 August, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 30 October, 2015 @ 3:00 pm

The RIRDC Rural Women’s Award identifies and supports emerging women leaders who have the potential to make a greater contribution to primary industries and rural communities.

The Award acknowledges leadership capacity in effecting change and influence through connecting and collaborating, and creates opportunities for women to drive innovation and build resilience. The Award also encourages primary industries and their communities to embrace diversity in leadership.

The Award supports women both financially and professionally. Each state and territory winner will receive a $10,000 financial bursary to implement their Award vision. Each winner also has the opportunity to participate in the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Company Directors Course and will be supported to develop an individual integrated leadership plan.


The Award is open to all women involved in primary industries and/or rural Australia. No formal qualifications are required. Potential applicants can express their interest through the Expression of Interest process and gain access to mentors and feedback whilst undertaking their applications.

Entries / nominations open annually on 1st August and close on 30th October each year.

Reference: http://www.rirdc.gov.au/rural-women’s-award [Accessed 07/09/2015]


1 August, 2015 @ 8:00 am
30 October, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
02 6271 4100