Image taken at the 2003 Yarram Women on Farms Gathering. This image depicts a display that was created especially to advertise and promote the Gathering, as well as the region within which the Gathering was held. The central quilt was made by local Yarram Primary School students and Yarram Gathering committee member Diane Hennig in the months leading up to the Gathering. The handpainted cows to the right symbolise the importance of dairying to the Yarram region.
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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A display cabinet at the 2003 Yarram Women on Farms Gathering.

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Colour Digital Photograph.

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