AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award

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Please note that AgriFutures is the new name for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC).

Note there is also a section on the bottom for a Victorian Rural Women’s Award.

AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award Information:

Applications for the 2018 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award program close on 29 October.

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If you know a woman who inspires and wants to make a difference in rural and regional communities then please encourage her to apply.

It is important to think of this as an Award to do something, not as an Award for something that has already been done.

If you have an idea, initiative or project that you want to bring to life, then this is your opportunity to make it happen!

The Award provides a platform to inspire and support Australian women to use and develop their skills to benefit their industries and communities.

  • The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award is Australia’s leading Award in acknowledging and supporting the essential role women play in rural industries, businesses and communities.
  • Applications for the AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award close on Sunday, 29 October 2017 at 9pm.
  • $10,000 bursaries are available in each state and territory to support emerging women leaders to implement their Award vision.
  • This program was formally known as the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
    (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award. AgriFutures Australia is the new name for RIRDC. Learn more at
  • Agriculture Victoria is a proud sponsor of the AgriFuturesTM Victorian Rural Women’s Award.

Victorian Rural Women’s Award Information:

For more information on the Victorian Rural Women’s Award go to: or contact Johanna Christensen: or 03 8392 7117

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