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Georgie Sommerset
23 Aug 2012
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QRRRWN President

Georgie is a beef producer and rural leader with experience in agribusiness, rural tourism and regional development. Her specialities are identifying opportunities, resolving issues and creating linkages and networks across various sectors. She's actively involved in a family-owned beef property in the South Burnett and the mother of three children. Georgie sits on the National Rural Advisory Council (NRAC), the Queensland Rural Skilling and Labour Strategy Industry Advisory Group and is a current participant on the Australian Rural Leadership Program. She's also involved in community committees and organisations including AgForce and Isolated Childrens' Parent's Association. Georgie believes in lifelong learning and education and has completed diplomas in company directorship, rural business management, freelance journalism and agriculture. She also believes in staying in touch with the world through a range of media; good coffee; champagne and a chat; and is evidence that living in a remote location doesn't isolate you from information or influence. Georgie was a founding vice president of the QRRRWN and held the position of media coordinator for ten years. She's passionate about rural women.


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