Agrifutures Rural Women’s Award

Sonia Morris, Seftons

Applications are now open for the 2019 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award - Australia’s leading Award in acknowledging and supporting the essential role women play in rural and regional businesses, industries and communities.

The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award encourages innovation and problem solving, looking for projects and initiatives in various stages of development that offer solutions to rural industries and the communities they support. Projects or initiatives can be commercially focused, providing they still align with AgriFutures’™ strategic priorities of innovation, creativity, community sustainability, education, productivity, agribusiness, regional development and technology

Each state and territory winner receives a $10,000 bursary provided by Platinum sponsor Westpac, to bring their idea or project to life, access to professional development opportunities and national Alumni networks

Location is also no barrier – applicants can live in rural and regional Australia, or in the city –their applications will be measured on the impact and benefits to rural and regional Australia.

Applications for the Northern Territory AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award close on Sunday, 27 January 2019 at 11pm AEDT.

To apply visit the AgriFutures website.

The 2018 Northern Territory AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award Winner & National Finalist was Linda Blackwood from Katherine. Linda was named the 2018 Northern Territory AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award Winner and National Finalist for her idea to build an app which will hold important insurance records and station-site access documents. The app will mean less paperwork for both station workers and their employers as well as a better guarantee of confidentiality.

Read more about the 2019 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award.

Last updated: 07 August 2019