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Cochrane, Catherine

Born
New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Administrator, Farmer and Teacher

Summary

Catherine Cochrane was a regional winner of the ABC Rural Woman of the Year award in 1997. She represented the Illawarra region in New South Wales. She is the business and administrative brains behind the family run cattle property and company, Reg Cochrane Pty. Ltd.

Catherine entered the farm in the NSW Small Business Awards in 1990 and was runner-up in the Primary Production section. She was trained as a high school teacher was a community representative at the Nowra East School Finance Committee, and President of the Parents and Citizens Association. She worked very hard for her regional community.

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Events

1997
Nominated for ABC Rural Woman of the Year in NSW

Sources used to compile this entry: ABC Radio, '1997 ABC New South Wales Rural Woman of the Year Award Winners', in ABC Radio Rural Woman of the Year Award, ABC Radio, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1997, http://www.abc.net.au/rural/rwoty/nsw.htm.

Nikki Henningham

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