The NRWC congratulations the four finalists in the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award.
- Nicole Batten, a farmer from Yuna north-east of Geraldton, who wants to rent out farm houses to give people a taste of rural and regional living.
- Kalyn Fletcher, from Kununurra, wants to visit Brazil to bring back ideas about promoting tropical agriculture in the Ord River irrigation area
- Maree Gooch, from Mandurah, wants to attend a Canadian farm safety conference and then run a forum and workshops in regional locations for farming families.
- Judy Snell, a Moora-based accountant, wants to help connect talented women in regional areas to employers to promote their enterprises and their skill base.