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Support needed to help keep regional industry growing

9 June 2022   MEDIA RELEASE   Support needed to help keep regional industry growing   One of south west Victoria’s key industry bodies is calling for community support so they can continue providing a voice for the agricultural community.   Food and Fibre Great South Coast (FFGSC) is asking the community to invest in […]

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Food and Fibre Great South Coast Inc. Calls for Board Director Nominations

9 June 2022     MEDIA RELEASE   Food and Fibre Great South Coast Inc. Calls for Board Director Nominations   Food and Fibre Great South Coast Inc. is seeking expressions of interest from passionate individuals wishing to join our volunteer board as a director. Board Directors oversee the strategic direction of the organisation’s activities, […]

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South West Victoria claims Australia’s top agriculture producer

27 May 2022     MEDIA RELEASE   South West Victoria claims Australia’s top agriculture producer with more growth yet to come   South West Victoria is the country’s largest agricultural producer, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed.   The ABS’ figure on the gross value of agricultural regions found that […]

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Leadership for All Seasons – Event wrap-up

Food and Fibre Great South Coast and our event partner, Westpac Agribusiness, welcomed leaders from across the region to celebrate International Women’s Day at Deakin University, Warrnambool, with its first ever contemporary leadership forum: Leadership for All Seasons.  Vibrant floral bouquets topping every table and a head of local garlic grown ten kilometres away for […]

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Food and Fibre targets economic, jobs and income boom through smarter agricultural water use

Tuesday 15 February 2022       MEDIA RELEASE Food and Fibre Targets $40m per year Economic Boost, with $21.7m for Local Households   A report by Food and Fibre Great South Coast has revealed that south-west Victoria’s food and fibre sector could add $40m worth of value to the local economy by increasing its […]

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Food and Fibre Launches Careers Advisory Panel

  1 December 2021     MEDIA RELEASE FOOD AND FIBRE GREAT SOUTH COAST LAUNCHES PANEL TO SHOWCASE DIVERSE AND SURPRISING CAREERS   Food and Fibre Great South Coast is proud to launch the inaugural Careers Advisory Panel – a collaborative careers innovation from the food and fibre industry designed to showcase diverse and surprising […]

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Adam Jenkins – Choose Your #AgVenture

Farmer, Business Owner & Operator and AgriBusiness Consultant I am just as passionate today about agriculture and its opportunities as the day I got involved over 30 years ago. There are enormous challenges ahead, but this also presents immense opportunities. The technology, research and farm practices today in Australia are cutting edge, and we will continue to challenge ourselves to produce […]

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Lucy Collins – Choose Your #AgVenture

  Gumboots This year has taken me on a journey that has challenged my idea of what it means to be a farmer. For so long, I’ve thought that until I owned my own patch of dirt and was in the dairy every morning milking cows, out in the paddock riding a horse, or driving […]

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Food and Fibre Calls for Representation in Careers Education Statewide

19 November 2021     MEDIA RELEASE   #AGDAYAU – FOOD AND FIBRE CALLS FOR REPRESENTATION IN CAREERS EDUCATION STATEWIDE   Food and Fibre Great South Coast is today celebrating National Agriculture Day (#AgDayAu)’s #AgVenture theme by calling for investment to enable and empower food and fibre representation in careers education and advisory programs across […]

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Educator Resources

As part of the Careers Advisory Panel’s food and fibre careers advocacy, we’ve identified several free food and fibre teaching resources for educators and students. These resources aim to bring the food and fibre industry into the classroom through interactive games, animated stories, videos and reading material. Explore these free teaching resources which are linked […]

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Is Regenerative Farming the Answer?

While the phrase “regenerative agriculture” is new, the concepts behind it are not. Indigenous Peoples across the world have nurtured land for thousands of years in such a way that future generations would be able to use it to the same extent. In a more recent context, the introduction of biodynamic farming in 1924 and […]

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Careers Advisory Panel: Flyer

The Careers Advisory Panel is a collaborative initiative aimed at increasing employment participation by inspiring young people to choose a food and fibre career. The Panel’s primary goal is to sustainably increase employment participation in the sector.

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