Summary

The banner displays 15 patches (panels) that illustrate the Gatherings from 1990 to 2004.

At the third Gathering (Numurkah, 1992), Shirley Martin, raised concerns that the Gathering needed an identifiable logo. Denise Kirk from the Tallangatta organising committee designed the logo for the Gathering, and embroidered the banner. The banner was created with the idea that all Gatherings be illustrated by the annual addition of their unique logo to symbolize the key issues, messages and identity of rural women from the region hosting the Gathering. The banner was first displayed at the 1993 Tallangatta Gathering and is prominently displayed at all Gatherings.

An extension to the banner was created for the 2005 Gathering and is displayed alongside the original banner.

The Gatherings illustrated on the banner include: Warragul (1990), Sea Lake (1991), Numurkah (1992), Tallangatta (1993), Glenormiston (1994), Swan Hill (1995), Ararat (1996), Bendigo (1997), Ouyen (1998), Warragul (1999), Yarra Valley (2000), North East (2001), Macedon Ranges (2002), Yarram (2003), Horsham (2004).

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