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Digital Photograph - Conservation & Environment Workshop, Women on Farms Gathering, Sea Lake 1991 Image Reg. No: MM 90464

Summary:
Photograph taken at the 1991 Sea Lake Women on Farms Gathering depicting women participating in a workshop, 'Conservation and Environmental Issues'. One of the explicit aims of the Sea Lake Gathering was to 'enable women to go back to their communities and families with increased knowledge of the resources that can be accessed', and the workshops were aimed at facilitating this aim. According to an evaluation survey that was conducted at the end of the Gathering, 'the response of the participants was overwhelming positive and indicated that the skills, knowledge and experience gained would be put into practice in their own enterprises, families and communities.' Conservation and environmental issues were of particular importance considering the ongoing drought and rural downturn that was being experienced in the Sea Lake and greater Mallee region during the early 1990s.
Description:
Digital Colour Photograph.
Description Of Content:
Two woman giving a presentation on Landcare during an environmental workshop at the 1991 Sea Lake Women on Farms Gathering.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Beryl Taylor, 2004
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: agriculture, workshops, rural life, conferences, environmental issues, rural women, women s associations, women on farms gatherings
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, 1991 Sea Lake WoFG
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; JPEG
Place & Date Depicted: Sea Lake, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1991
Photographer: Ms. Beryl Taylor, Sea Lake, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1991

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