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Young, Ann

Born
Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Farmer

Summary

Ann Young has lived in the North Western Region of Victoria for decades. She and her husband have a run a stone fruit operation at Woorinen (near Swan Hill) for over thirty years. Ann's worl has been to maintain all farm records for the 35 acre property as well as draw together applications for finance. She was as important member of a group who moved to have a centralised packing shed established in Swan Hill.

Ann has also worked off farm at Swan Hill TAFE, where she has taught a variety of courses, including a series on the use and handling of farm chemicals. Sheprovides a range of courses on behalf of Horticultural Development & Consultancy Pty Ltd, chiefly in the area ofdeveloping leadership and management skills. She has been involved in teaching leadership skills to rural women.

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Events

1997
Nominated for ABC Rural Woman of the Year in Victoria

Sources used to compile this entry: ABC Radio, '1997 ABC Victoria 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/vic.htm; Short Courses Victoria Website ; accessed [2010-04-20].

Nikki Henningham

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