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14 in Sheep industry leadership program

  • By: Farm Tender "Prime"
  • Dec 14, 2017

Sheep Producers Australia has selected 14 participants to be part of its Sheep Industry Leadership Program, to be run in 2018.

The successful applicants work throughout the sheepmeat value chain representing producers, agribusiness, researchers, marketing and communications and industry consultants – from all sheep producing states.

They include:
    John Murdoch, NSW
    Jock Munro, NSW
    Peter Thornton, NSW
    Allison Mudford, NSW
    Steph Fowler, NSW
    Johnny Gardner, Vic
    Craig Hinchliffe, Vic
    Catriona Nicholls, Tas
    George Nichols, Tas
    Louisa Street, Tas
    Karen Smith, WA
    Susanne Levett, WA
    Samantha Anderson, Qld
    Graham Clothier, SA

Sheep Producers Australia President Allan Piggott said it was only the second year that the professional development program had been run, as part of the SPA and Meat & Livestock Australia joint initiative, Building Leadership Capability for the Sheep Industry.

“The initiative is designed to ensure the Australian sheep industry attracts, develops and retains people with the right leadership skills to contribute to the long-term viability of the industry,” Mr Piggott said.

“As part of a review undertaken by SPA two years ago, during its development of the Sheep Industry Strategic Plan 2020, it was dete...
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