Inductees 2018 - Sue Middleton

Sue Middleton

Sue Middleton describes herself as a farmer, a rural entrepreneur, and a passionate advocate for regional Australia. She is also the recipient of the 2002 Centenary Medal for Services to Regional Australia. Working tirelessly for more than 28-years, Sue has changed lives in rural and regional Western Australia. Brought up on the land in Queensland, today she is a farmer and agribusiness consultant in Wongan Hills. In 2010, she was named the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Australian Rural Woman of the Year, for her visionary approach to producing power from the piggery poo's methane output. Sue is a powerful advocate for WA 's regional community through her influential board roles including both national and state level with Grains Research Development Council, Rural Net and digital farm project, Telstra Committee, and Chair of Country Arts WA. Sue knows there is still much to do in the rural women's space and her energy and enterprising spirit for creating this space is palpable. She is truly an influencer who is making a difference to life, especially for women in WA's rural communities.



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Inductees 2018
Patricia Barblett AM
The Honourable Diana Bryant AO QC
Hazel Butorac OAM JP
Helen Margaret Creed
Nicola Forrest
Terrie Gomboc
Kelly Howlett
Sue Middleton
Dr Ann O'Neill
Professor Christobel Saunders
Suzanne Maree Urbaniak
Dr Tracy Westerman
Gina Williams
Mrs Irene Hooper AM
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