International Rural Women’s Day Luncheon. October 16th 2020

We are incredibly excited to Launch our very first International DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

This event is inspired by Jackie Elliott of Rural Women’s Day in Victoria. In 2020 we had hoped to collaborate our International Women’s Day events however sadly COVID-19 had other ideas. We are excited to host our very first International Women’s Day event and look forward to this event continuing to evolve in the future.

The last couple of years have been a huge challenge in so many ways and for so many people around the country, not only because of COVID-19; but bushfires, drought and other hardships. WiBRD hope to bring rural women together to connect; bringing a little ray of light in the midst of the storm. This event hopes to support rural and regional women to be involved and feel connected to their communities. Like Jackie, we want to take a small moment out of our lives for International Day of Rural Women, to consider and reflect on the positive and inspiring Women in our community; to celebrate, inspire and encourage, in a period we all need it most.


Date: 16th of October
Time: 1:00 PM
Venue: Hollick Estate
tickets:  Members $71.75   Non-member $81.75 incl GST and booking fee
Inclusive of a 2 course meal – Main & Dessert plus Sparkling wine on arrival

 If you required transport or are interested in joining us on a bus from and back to Mt Gambier for an additional fee please advise when booking ticket.


What Is International Day of Rural Women?

The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15 October 2008. This new international day recognizes “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.”

Rural Women’s Day was inspired to share stories of women that are real and empathetic, stories from the farmers, stay at home mothers, regional educational and health professionals, and regional community members. 
-Jackie Elliott


Special thanks to the WiBRD Major Partner Flinders Envision for making this all possible

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