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Careers Expo

This #AgDayAU we're celebrating the fabulous and fulfilling career opportunities on offer in agriculture. From mustering cattle in the Top End to developing the next breakthrough wheat variety, there's a career pathway whatever your passion, you really can choose your own #AgVenture.
Join the Careers expo and learn all about the wonderful different career opportunities available in the agricultural industry.  

Profession
Speaker
Date & Time
Register
Stock & Station Agent
Sarah Packer & Peter Baldwin
Monday 25/10/21 2pm AEDST
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Plant Breeder
Hannah Robinson
Friday 29/10/21 2pm AEDST
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App Developer
Elena Yao & Stacey Hogan
Monday 1/11/21 2pm AEDST
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Veterinarian
Tracy Sullivan
Friday 5/11/21 2pm AEDST
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Trader
Tim Jude
Monday 8/11/21 2pm AEDST
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Wool Classer
Emma Lenon
Friday 12/11/21 2pm AEDST
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Pilot
Ryan Jones
Monday 15/11/21 2pm AEDST
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Farmer
Adam & Jacynta Coffey
Thursday 18/11/21 2pm AEDST
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Meet the Moderators

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Sophie Hansen

Sophie lives and works on a farm with her husband Tim and their two children near Orange in Central West NSW. She is a food writer, content creator and social media coach.

 

After studying print journalism at the University of Canberra she began a career in feature writing for food and lifestyle magazines both in Australia and Italy. She has written four cookbooks; Local is Lovely (pub 2014 by Hachette), A Basket by the Door (pub 2019 by Murdoch Books), In Good Company (2021 Murdoch Books) and her latest is being published by Murdoch Books Autumn 2022. 

Sophie also creates content for a number of clients and works one on one or in small groups helping primary industries and producers grow the skills they need to use social media platforms and newsletters to build communities of advocates around their businesses.

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Oli Le Lievre

Oli is passionate about the future for rural and regional Australia, engaged consumer awareness, and showcasing career opportunities to attract the next generation into a career in agriculture. He believes that Innovation across the supply chain can deliver solutions where business and communities can thrive.


Ranging from farm management, to fresh produce export, Oli's career has seen him responsible for Business Development of Aglive, a Tech start-up providing solutions for farmers and supply chain participants to tackle major issues such as trust in our supply chain and food provenance. In 2019 he founded Humans of Agriculture, a platform looking to connect people to Agriculture through understanding their influence on the food & fibre system. He’s on a mission to have 'More People, More Often, Identifying with Agriculture'.

For more information on careers in agriculture, head to Career Harvest.