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06-February-2021
06-February-2021

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The "Spirit of Rural Women" rose commemorates the centenary of Women in Agriculture and Business  (WAB) of South Australia, from 1917 to 2017.  The organisation was formerly known as the Women`s Agricultural Bureau.

WAB was formed at Riverton in 1917 to meet the needs of women who were isolated, and who were working with their families to establish farms and homes in rural districts. From those early days, WAB has had close links with the Agricultural Bureau and various government Agriculture agencies.

WAB is also affiliated with Associated Country Women of the World which has links with the United Nations. It is also affiliated with the National Council of Women South Australia.

 

Location

Address:Albyn Terrace & Rankine Street, Soldiers Memorial Gardens, Strathalbyn, 5255
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.258486
Long: 138.891777
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Approx. Event Start Date:1917
Approx. Event End Date:2017

Dedication

Front Inscription

Women In Agriculture And Business
Of South Australia Inc. 

The "Spirit of Rural Women" Rose 
celebrates the Centenary of 
Women in Agriculture and Business 
     of South Australia 
formerly Women`s Agricultural Bureau
      1917 - 2017

Source: MA
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