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Applications open for the SPA Sheep Industry Ambassador Award

29 Jan 2019

Applications open for the SPA Sheep Industry Ambassador Award


Sheep Producers Australia is offering winners of the Sheep Industry Ambassador Award the opportunity to attend the New Zealand Sheep Industry Ambassador Program in March 2019. 

The program will foster and grow the up and coming leaders in the sheep industry.

The award includes a week-long study tour from 25-30 March, with visits showcasing the industry supply chain across the North and South Islands with ambassadors of the New Zealand and United States sheep industries.

Beyond the trip, a range of other opportunities and professional development are also included as part of the award. Successful applicants will have the chance to represent sheep producers and their interests at a national level by contributing to industry initiatives with the SPA Board or Committees. This input will influence the strategy, policy development, advocacy or industry leadership to guide the industry’s future.

Sheep Producers Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia are proud to offer this opportunity to build leadership capability for the sheep industry.

 You could be the next SPA Sheep Industry Ambassador if you:

Currently work in the sheep industry (either on-farm or in another capacity)

Desire to actively contribute to SPA and the sheep industry

Are 25-40 years of age (at 1 March 2019)

Are able to travel away from your business or work from 24-30 March 2019

Applications close 9am, Monday 11 February. Please submit to

Go to the Ambassador Award page to download the application form

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