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NSW Drought Survey

The Western NSW Business Chamber has launched a business survey to gauge the impact of drought on businesses in the community in order to advocate support for farmers and their towns. The information gathered will provide an important snapshot into the issue and how it can be approached. To take the survey, visit

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PROFILE: Ann-marie Furney

Ann-marie Furney is a driven member of the community who is passionate about equality in rural and regional education. Since graduating from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Arts (English Language and Literature), Ann-marie has taken on an active role in the educational system focusing on pedagogy, innovation and professional learning practices. Some of her notable…

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Juliet Duffy announced as dual finalist

Acknowledged for her contributions and significant achievements in regional and rural communities and excellence in business, Dubbo’s Juliet Duffy has been announced as a dual finalist in the 2018 Women of the Year Awards, nominated for Regional Woman of the Year and Business Woman of the Year. Juliet’s hard work has been reflected in her roles as Director of Regional…