WoolProducers Australia welcomes the $187,430 grant under the Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund announced today by the Minister for the Agriculture the Hon Barnaby Joyce.
This announcement represents a positive long term opportunity for the Australian wool industry.
Identifying and preparing dynamic future leaders by addressing the representative capacity building gap that currently exists within the industry will result in a robust, innovative and sustainable Australian wool industry.
“The WPA Raising the Baa Leadership Programme” will provide an innovative and supportive environment for leaders within the wool industry to continue to develop and refine their leadership skills in order to contribute to building our industry” said WoolProducers CEO Jo Hall.
WoolProducers is committed to develop leadership capacity and capability recognising the continuing need for leadership support and mentoring in the agriculture sector. The details around this exciting leadership program will be determined in the coming weeks.
WoolProducers looks forward to continuing regular engagement with the Minister in support of the Australian wool industry, and raising the ‘baa’ of leadership within the industry.