Elizabeth Ballinger


Liz, living on the family farm near Wolseley, established Teatrick Lavender Estate, growing lavender commercially. .A founding member of the Women in Business and Regional Development Group and past Chair, she was inducted into the WIB&RD Hall of Fame in 2020.  In 1999 Liz won the SA Enterprising Woman of the Year Award. A PIRSA bursary for the World Congress of Rural Women in Spain; followed by an Australian Horticulture Scholarship in Europe. Liz was an SA Rural Women’s Award finalist. As instigator for the SARWG being held in Bordertown, she hasn’t missed a Gathering since.  Liz continues to support rural enterprising women, and enjoys playing golf.