Summary

Participants from the Warragul Women On Farms West Gippsland group pose on the steps of the Ararat Town Hall at the 1996 Ararat Women on Farms Gathering. In front of the steps is the Women on Farms Gathering banner which was created for and displayed at the 1991 Sea Lake Women on Farms Gathering. This banner was identified as the first 'icon' of the Gatherings and has been displayed at each subsequent Gathering.
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.the absence of rural women in mainstream histories and museums.

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Warragul Women On Farms West Gippsland group pose in front of the Ararat Town Hall at the 1996 Ararat Women on Farms Gathering.

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Colour Digital Photograph

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