Digital photograph of Pat Hall taken at the inaugural 1990 Warragul Women on Farms Gathering. Pat traveled from her hometown of Mittyack in the Mallee region of Victoria to attend the Warragul Gathering, whereupon she gave a speech reflecting on her experience of farming. Bouyed by the success of the Warragul Gathering, Pat was instrumental in organising the second Women on Farms Gathering the following year in Sea Lake, and she also provided inspiration and organisational support for the 1998 Ouyen Gathering. Sadly Pat passed away tragically in 1997, before the Ouyen Gathering. Her name is honoured on the Women on Farms Gathering Memorial Plaque.
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.
Description of Content
Head and shoulders photograph of Pat Hall, organiser of the 1991 Sea Lake Gathering, at the inaugural Women on Farms Gathering in Warragul, 1990.
Black and White Digital Photograph.
Place & Date Depicted
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