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NAB Agribusiness Rising Champions Initiative

The NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion Initiative commenced in 2010 and is now entering the 6th year of the Initiative. 2016 is set to find some of the best young leaders in the country. We aim to inspire, web empower and support young people, who are passionate about the Australian beef industry and to provide them with an opportunity to be directly involved. It makes sense that the cattle producers and stakeholders of tomorrow are involved in the planning that occurs today. That’s why Cattle Council is offering young people passionate about the Australian beef industry the opportunity to have a say and be heard by the decision makers.

Applications open on May 2nd: click to apply

Why Apply?

  • Meet like-minded people interested in beef from across Australia and the globe.
  • Create networks with Australia’s beef   industry leaders and take home tips from the best in beef.
  • Work with a mentor who is also a beef producer to progress personal goals.
  • Develop the knowledge, political acumen and leadership skills to be a young champion in the beef industry.

The Cattle Council of Australia is calling on young beef producers to have their say on the future direction of the Australian beef industry through participation in the 2016 NAB Agribusiness Rising Champions Initiative.

State finalists will travel to Canberra from 22nd-24th August 2016 where they will have the opportunity to meet with politicians, industry leaders and develop professional skills through attendance at the RCI program, Cattle Council subcommittee meetings and workshops.

The winner will travel to New Zealand to attend the International Beef Alliance Conference representing Cattle Council.

Nominations are open to those aged between 21-35 years at time of nomination.

Applications close: 2nd June 2016.