Photograph of Marion Morrish taken at the inaugural 1990 Warragul Women on Farms Gathering. Marion traveled from her hometown in the Mallee region to attend this Gathering, whereupon she delivered an impromptu speech about her experience in farming. Buoyed by the success of the Warragul Gathering, Marion was instrumental in organising the second Women on Farms Gathering the following year in Sea Lake. She was also the President of the organising committee for the 1998 Ouyen 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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Head and shoulders photograph of Marion Morrish, impromptu speaker at the 1990 Warragul Women on Farms Gathering.
Black & White Digital Photograph
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Place & Date of Event
Digital Still Image, JPEG, Black & White
Type of item
Agriculture, Community Groups, Community Organisations, Conferences, Farming Information, Farming Methods, Gender Roles, Portraits, Rural Life, Rural Victoria, Rural Women, Women on Farms Gatherings, Work