Applications for the 2020 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award are now open and close on Thursday, 31 October at 11.00pm AEDT. The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award is Australia’s leading award acknowledging and supporting the essential role women play in rural industries, businesses and communities.
The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award has seen over 300 exceptional women from rural communities and industries share their challenges and solutions to many rural issues, and has also provided a platform to inspire and support Australian women to use and develop their skills to benefit their industries and communities.
The 2019 National Winner, Jo Palmer, founded Pointer Remote Roles in 2017 and is passionate about connecting talented professionals living in rural, regional and remote Australia with businesses all over the country.
“The Rural Women’s Award has been the most incredible platform to showcase my project to not only my state but to the country. The doors that the award has already opened for my business has been mind-blowing.
If you are doing something that supports rural Australia, I could not recommend applying for the award more and I urge you to throw your hat in the ring,” said Ms Palmer.
The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award encourages innovation, problem solving, and change-making, looking for projects and initiatives that offer solutions to rural industries and the communities they support. Projects or initiatives can be commercially focused, providing they align with AgriFutures Australia’s strategic priorities of innovation, creativity, community sustainability, education, productivity, agribusiness, regional development and technology.