Photograph of a celebratory 10th Anniversary cake taken at the 1999 Warragul Women on Farms Gathering. This cake was made to commemorate ten years of Gatherings in Victoria, and was cut at the Saturday night dinner of the 1999 Warragul Gathering. Being the 10th Anniversary of the Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings, this Gathering was a landmark event. In celebration of a decade of achievement, it was held once again in Warragul, the site of the inaugural Gathering in 1990. As well as the cake, a special anniversary quilt was also created by give local women and was on display for the duration of the Gathering.
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. 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.the absence of rural women in mainstream histories and museums.

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10th Anniversary celebration cake on a table at the 1999 Warragul Women on Farms Gathering.

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Colour Digital Photograph.

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