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FOOD & FIBRE ANNOUNCE THREE NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS

Food & Fibre Great South Coast Inc. today announced the appointment of three new Council Members. The new appointees bring a diverse range of experience, representing a variety of sectors imperative to the growth of food & fibre in the Great South Coast. Chair Georgina Gubbins welcomed Penshurst’s Jonathan Jenkin, who brings expertise in beef […]

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FOOD & FIBRE ANNOUNCE NEW EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Food & Fibre Great South Coast Inc. today announced the appointment of experienced and innovative senior executive, Ms Natalie Collard, as their new Executive Officer. Chair, Georgina Gubbins, said the Food & Fibre Council was very excited about the appointment, and they are looking forward to working with Ms Collard to increase the value and […]

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FOOD & FIBRE GREAT SOUTH COAST COUNCIL POSITIONS

Food & Fibre Great South Coast is seeking expressions of interest from passionate individuals wishing to join their volunteer Council to oversee the strategic direction of the not-for-profit organisation.  Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria: Proven credibility within the industry Understanding of the various sector supply chains An understanding of agricultural education/training and […]

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Bringing Technology to the Saleyards

By Outcross Agri Services Victorian Operations Manager Peter Brooker: I’ve always loved agriculture. I’m originally from central west New South Wales, where I lived in a very agricultural based little community. From there I was a Jackaroo for two years at the Haddon Rig, where we ran merino sheep, angus cattle, broad acre cropping and […]

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International Reach

Portland’s Darren Shelden has been unveiled as the latest Great South Coast Food + Fibre ambassador. The Australian Bluegum Plantations Port and Logistics Manager is based in Portland, but also manages the Albany port in Western Australia. “Our customers are Chinese and Japanese pulp and paper companies,” says ABP Port and Logistics Manager Darren Shelden. […]

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New ambassadors announced

The Great South Coast Food + Fibre Council is unveiling its second round of ambassadors in a bid to showcase the diversity and vibrancy of the region’s agriculture sector. Food + Fibre Great South Coast Chair, Georgina Gubbins, said the ambassadors highlighted the changing face of food and fibre in the region. “This campaign is […]

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FOOD & FIBRE SEARCHING FOR NEW LEADER TO GROW LOCAL CAPACITY

Food & Fibre Great South Coast Inc. is searching for a dynamic leader to further its important work in the Great South Coast region. Chair, Georgina Gubbins, said the recent retirement of Executive Officer Tony Ford has opened up a unique opportunity to drive the organisation, which aims to increase the value and capacity of […]

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A career in agriculture can offer incredible benefits, huge lifestyle perks and enormous job satisfaction

Read about how a career in agriculture can offer incredible benefits. Will Winter-Cooke explains the huge lifestyle perks and enormous job satisfaction working in Food & Fibre in the Great South Coast.

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Diverse range of career opportunities

Growing up on a dairy farm at Glenormiston, Danielle O’Keeffe knew she wanted a career in agriculture – but didn’t want to be a dairy farmer. Read about her progression into pasture agronomy and the wide range of career opportunities available in food & fibre in the Great South Coast.

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Why is agriculture a good career choice for a young person?

Food + Fibre Great South Coast Executive Officer, Tony Ford, talks about his rewarding career in food production and food manufacturing that has spanned 35 years in Australian and international agribusiness.
There are so many opportunities in food & fibre beyond the farm gate…

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TIMBOON P-12 TAP PROGRAM FEATURES IN NEW STUDY INTO PARENT ENGAGEMENT IN CAREER EDUCATION

Fantastic to see these ARACY case studies about Parent Engagement in Career Education launched.

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POWERCOP PROPOSES UPGRADES TO NETWORK TO SUPPORT GREAT SOUTH COAST DAIRY FARMERS

Electricity distributor Powercor is proposing to invest $8.7 million to upgrade power infrastructure in the Great Soputh Coast’s dairy farm-intensive communities.

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