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Digital Photograph - Shirley Martin, Inaugural Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Convenor, Warragul, 1990 Image Reg. No: MM 91610

Digital photograph of Shirley Martin, a dairy farmer from Hallora near Warragul, Gippsland. Shirley was part of the original advisory group of women who were instrumental in setting up the Women on Farms Skills Courses in the Gippsland region in 1988. She went on to initiate the Women on Farms Discussion Group in 1989 and was a co-founder and convenor of the inaugural Warragul Women on Farms Gathering in 1990. According to Shirley, 'the aim of the Women on Farms Gathering was to bring the farming women of Victoria together, to promote our role as farmers, to supply information on resources available and to provide food for thought' (1990 Warragul Gathering Proceedings).
Black and White Digital Photograph.
Description Of Content:
Head and shoulders photograph of Shirley Martin, convenor of the 1990 Warragul Women on Farms Gathering.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agriculture, portraits, rural victoria, rural life, work, community groups, community organisations, gender roles, conferences, rural women, farming methods, women on farms gatherings, farming information
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, 1990 Warragul Gathering (Inaugural Gathering)
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: Martin, Shirley.
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; JPEG
Place & Date Depicted: Warragul, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 1990
Place & Date of Event: Warragul, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 1990

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