2019 Conference Speakers



Lorraine Gordon Gala Dinner Speaker






  Hannah Wandel – Cocktail Event Speaker






Kerry Bebendorf, Director – Business Advisory, Moore Stephens




Katie McRobert, General Manager, Australian Farm Institute





Jessica North – Author of Esther





Georgina Townsend the Manager of Research with AgriFutures Australia





Natasha Roebig – Co-Founder and Principal Apiarist, Bee All Natural





Rebecca Barnes – Director, Playing with Fire Native Foods





Kelly McTavish – Broiler Service, Ingham Enterprises





Malcolm Renney, General Manager, Credit, Rural Bank





Georgie Somerset – President AgForce





Margo Andrae – CEO Pork Australia






Dr Ellen Downes – Doctor, Farmer & AgEdge Advocate




Julia Telford – Engage & Create Consulting





Joy McClymont – Farmer & Proprietor of Off The Track Training & Joy’s Fitness Club





Dr Mary Retallack – Agricultural Scientist, Viticulturalist & Consultant





Verity Morgan Schmidt – Stakeholder Relations Director Farmers for Climate Action





Tammi Jonas – Jonai Farms & Meatsmiths & Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance





Josie Zilm, Rural Bank Regional Manager Agribusiness for Southern Victoria






  Dr Sarah Bolton  – Project Officer: Animal Health, Welfare & Fertility, Dairy Australia





   Hollie Baillieu





Cathy Reade, Director of Outreach, The Crawford Fund





  Amy Munro, UNE and AWIA Youth Coordinator




  Jessica Fearnley, Department of Primary Industries





Razlin Azman, Southern Cross Uni





Amelia Shaw, Policy Manager Rural Affairs, Grain Growers 






Leanne Evans, Governance HR officer, Drought Angel





Cynthia Mahoney, Director, Cynthia Mahoney and Associates