Promotional sticker commissioned by the organising committee of the 2006 Hamilton Women on Farm Gathering. The stickers were used in the lead up to the gathering to promote the event and also distributed to participants at registration.
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 and addressing the absence of rural women in mainstream histories and museums. 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.
Description of Content
Promotional sticker commissioned by the organising committee of the Hamilton Women on Farm Gathering 2006.
Blue and white sticker printed with blue logo and text.
The Hamilton Gathering was held on the weekend of 19th May - 21 May 2006 and was themed, 'Hat's off to Rural Women'. The sticker features the logo for Hamilton's Gathering, which consists of four different hats. According to the Hamilton Gathering Program, 'our four-hat theme was chosen to reflect the diversity of women's contributions to rural and regional life.' The Akubra hat was chosen to represent the 'classic country', the academic hat 'symbolises our continued desire for lifelong education', the construction hat celebrates the Gathering's focus on the farm and workplace and the fashion hat 'represents the fun that can be had living in rural Victoria.'
Donation from Ms Liza Dale-Hallett - Museum Victoria, 27 Feb 2007
Place & Date of Event
Printed in blue ink, front: "Hats Off to Rural Women / Hamilton 2006 / Victorian Women On Farms Inc. / 2006 Gathering in Hamilton".
Type of item
180 mm (Width), 55 mm (Height)