2019 Victorian AgriFutures™ Rural Women's Award winner and finalists
2019 Victorian winner and National Award runner-up
Claire Moore has been recognised as the 2019 Victorian Rural Women’s Award winner and the National Rural Women’s Award runner-up! Claire attended the 2019 AgriFutures™ National Gala at Parliament House in Canberra on 11 September to receive her award.
Claire’s project is to breed a genetically diverse range of queen bees that are healthy and adaptable in a variety of climates to address declining bee colony numbers.
Claire will receive a $10,000 Westpac bursary for her Victorian win, and a $5,000 Westpac bursary for her National runner-up. These funds will help Claire to implement her project and to attend the Australian Institute of Directors’ Course in Canberra.
Carly Jordan, from south west Victoria, is working hard to develop a migrant resettlement model that assists regional towns to boost their populations and economies.
Odette Suitor, from Sunbury, is continuing to innovate a grains storage concept to improve the efficiency of grain harvest and is preparing to take the concept to industry.