Keen to make a difference?


AWiA Inc is currently seeking nominations for 2 short-term board positions – a general member and a South Australian representative – for a 6 month term with the option to renominate at our AGM in August.

Click here for a description of AWiA Board Member Roles and Responsibilities.

Click here for the AWiA Board Nomination Form General Member – 6 month position.

Click here for AWiA Board Nomination Form SA – 6 month position.

Nominations require a short 200 word summery outlining the nominee’s personal details, relevant experience and skills and the nominations need the signatures of two fellow members.

Completed applications need to be with our returning officer Marion Rak by 5pm on the Friday 27th January 2017. Lodgement details are included on the form.

The AWiA board encourages all members to consider becoming a board director, despite our geographic distribution, we are a team orientated board and it is a great opportunity to step up within a supportive environment.

For further inquiries, please contact AWiA President Sarah Parker via email to


Australian Women in Agriculture

We hear you!   We want to hear from you!

Australian Women in Agriculture is Australia’s peak not-for-profit, voluntary organisation for agricultural women.

Australian Women in Agriculture exists to ensure that agricultural women have the capacity, confidence and channel to be able to have their voice heard, from the dining table to the boardroom table to the political table.

Members are part of a recognised and dedicated national network involved in the development of Australian primary production, rural industries and communities.

AWiA membership reflects all those involved and interested in a positive future for Australian agriculture. They come from all states and represent the diversity of agricultural Australia, including:

  • Farmers
  • Researchers
  • Scientists
  • Educators
  • Students
  • Consultants
  • Service providers

Our members, past and present bring a wealth of talents to the to the organisation and to the agricultural industry.

AWiA is focused on connecting Australia’s agricultural women and providing the means for their participation at all levels of decision making.