Summary

Colour photograph of the then Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Bill McGrath, posing with committee convener Yvonne Jennings and committee member Wendy Paltroc. The three are pictured standing in front of a piece of agricultural demonstration machinery displayed by one of the Gathering's main sponsors, Grizzly Engineering. 'Without these sponsors we would not have been able to have such a successful weekend', stated the 1995 Gathering Proceedings, 'so we thank them all, for their kind support and the faith they had in our aims and objectives'.
This item is part of Museums Victoria's Invisible Farmer Project Collection. The Invisible Farmer Project was the largest ever study of Australian women on the land, uncovering the histories and stories of Australian women in agriculture. It began as a pilot project (2015-2016) and evolved into a three year (2017-2020) nation-wide partnership between rural communities, academic, government and cultural organisations, funded by the Australian Research Council..

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Two women and a man pose in front of a piece of new farm machinery at the 1995 Swan Hill Women on Farms Gathering.

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Colour Digital Photograph

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