Upcoming: FNBA Young Ranchers Program Video Competition for 2013 Conference
Applications due: May 28, 2013
Contact CCA office or follow the link for more details.
The Cattle Council Rising Champion Initiative commenced in 2010. The aim of the initiative is to inspire, empower and support young people, who are passionate about the Australian beef industry and to provide them with an opportunity to be directly involved.
This year the Rising Champions Initiative is to be held in Canberra from 28-30 October 2013. For more information please contact Mary Johnson, Communications and Stakeholder Relations.
Eight young beef industry 'Rising Champions' from across Australia attended the Cattle Council of Australia's Rising Champions Initiative, held in Canberra from 26-28 November 2012. The 'Rising Champions' attended a number of workshops allowing them to explore the role that Cattle Council plays within the industry and also exposed them to a number of industry leaders and politicians.
Stephanie Coombes, WA, was awarded the 2013 NAB Agribusiness Rising Beef Industry Champion at the Gala Event held at the National Press Club on 28 November 2012. Sasha Lanyon, SA was awarded the NAB Agribusiness Encouragement Award and Steven Pocock, QLD, a scholarship to attend the Marcus Oldham Rural Leadership Program, courtesy of the Australian Beef Industry Foundation.
Other finalists included: Frank Archer, Tasmania, Krissy Riley, WA, Geordie Elliott, Victoria, John Atkinson, Qld and Tegan Nock, NSW.
Cattle Council would like to thank the following for their support in the Rising Champions Initiative: NAB Agribusiness and the State Farming Organisation members of Cattle Council (AgForce Queensland, NSW Farmers' Association, Tasmanian Farmers' and Graziers Association, WA Farmers, Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA, Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association, Victorian Farmers' Federation, South Australian Farmers' Federation) and the Australian Beef Industry Foundation.