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Digital Photograph - Handover Ceremony, Women on Farms Gathering, Ouyen, 1998 Image Reg. No: MM 90563

Summary:
Photograph taken at the 1998 Ouyen Women on Farms Gathering. This image depicts the handover ceremony to the Warragul Group who were to hold the 10th Gathering in 1999. The handover ceremony is customary to all Women on Farms Gatherings and is held at the end of the Sunday proceeds. The purpose of this ceremony is to draw the Gathering to a close and to pass over the duties to the following year's Gathering committee. The basket usually contains blank plastic name tags so that the following year's Gathering group doesn't need to purchase new ones. Once all the accounts have been paid the current Gathering committee customarily hands over a sum of money to the next committee in order to start the next year's Gathering funds off.
Description:
Colour Digital Photograph.
Description Of Content:
A speaker presents to participants during a handover ceremony at the 1998 Ouyen Women on Farms Gathering.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Julie van Twest, 2006
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agriculture, rural life, gender issues, community groups, conferences, speeches, rural women, women on farms gatherings
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, 1998 Ouyen 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: Ouyen, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1998
Photographer: Ms Julie van Twest, Ouyen, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1998

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