CWFS Rural and Regional Women and Youth

Conference 2023

Remarkable Resourceful Resilient

Thursday 12 October

SRA Pavilion Hall


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This one-day conference will engage and empower with an all-star line up of speakers.

Learn from Leaders:

  • Build your networks
  • Find your confidence
  • Raise your voice

Together we can strengthen rural and regional communities for future generations

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Tickets $50

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Learn from Experts

Industry-specific talks on the main stage

Jessica Rowe

Journalist, television presenter, 3 time best-selling author, mumager

Claire Braund

Co-founder of Women on Boards, Churchill Fellow, advocate for diversity and inclusion

Phoebe Lane

Founder and Managing Director of award winning recruitment agency PKL

Tutu and Cowgirl Boots

Panel Session

Farm Boots to Fashion Shoots

How you can tap into innovation & entreprenurship to pave your own way in agriculture

This panel session brings together women who have made significant contributions to the agricultural industry in innovative ways. From redefining the fashion industry's perception of wool to reshaping financial strategies and thriving in the agri-tech space, these presenters have inspiring stories to share. Join us as they discuss their journeys, challenges faced, and the strategies that have driven their success. The session aims to empower women in agriculture to pursue their aspirations, adopt innovative ideas, and contribute to a brighter future for the industry.


From Farm Boots to Fashion Shoots

Emma Ayliffe

Summit Ag Consultancy

Principal partner Summit Ag, agronomist, ag advocate, Yacker App developer

Gabby Neal


Founder and creative director, INTACT - Australian Merino wool clothing

Emily Sinderberry

EJS Business Services

Owner, EJS Business Services


Conversations with CWFS Young Farming Champions

Sarah Ball, Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) Northern Panel Member, in conversation with:

  • Will Colless
  • Callum Wald
  • James McDonald

  • Charlie Wrigley
  • Louise Neal
  • Meg Crouch


Video Addresses

Hon. Jodie Harrison,

NSW Minister for Women

Hon. Tanya Plibersek,

Minister for the Environment and Water

Hon. Dr Anne Aly,

Minister for Early Childhood Education, Minister for Youth

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Grow your network

Industry-specific talks, workshops and knowledgeable speakers

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Mini Masterclasses

We will be running mini workshops, to dive deeper into topics.

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Meet colleagues, share best practices and ask questions from those in the know

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Tractor Tracks through Fields of Barley and Canola in Spring

Site Visits

Register to become a member of CWFS and get the latest research on the ground with our fields walks and workshops.

See you there!

SRA Pavilion Hall

Condobolin Showground

Diggers Avenue

Condobolin 2877

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Email Address


Diane fear, ceo

0427 897 530