Edwina Clowes has a distinguished career in rural radio journalism, having worked with ABC Radio and the Country Hour program for over ten years. She has also had many years of involvement with a wide variety of media, government and industry organisations. She is National Co-ordinator of the RIRDC Rural Woman of the Year Award, a position she has held since its inception in 2000.
Edwina's support of the ABC version of the Rural Woman's Award was very important to getting it off the ground in 1994.
Sources used to compile this entry: Bowden, Ros, Women of The Land: Stories of Australia's Rural Women as told to Ros Bowden, ABC Books, Sydney, 1995; Papers relating to "Women of the land: stories of Australian rural women", 1995, NLA MS 9026; Bowden, Ros; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection.