Speakers

Senator the Hon. Matthew Canavan

Organisation: Australian Senate
Position: Minister for Northern Australia
Matthew grew up in Logan, just south of Brisbane. After achieving a First Class Honours Degree... More

Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston

Organisation: Australian Senate
Position: Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources
Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston, has been a... More

Peter Stubbs

Organisation: Western Australian State Government - Department for Regional Development and for the Department of Water
Position: Director – Major Projects
Works for the Western Australian State Government- Department of Primary Industries and... More

Adam Kay

Organisation: Cotton Australia
Position: CEO
Adam Kay was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Cotton Australia in January... More

Andrew Robb

Organisation: Government of Australia
Position: Federal Member for Goldstein
Until his recent retirement from politics, Andrew Robb was Australia’s Minister for Trade... More

Brendon Grylls

Position: Master of Ceremonies
Brendon was elected to represent the electorate of Merredin in 2001. He became the Leader of The... More

Jim Engelke

Organisation: Kimberley Agricultural Investment
Position: General Manager
Previous work history has been focused on involvement in agribusiness sector including ; beef... More

John Woods

Position: Appointed Chairman of the GRDC from 1 October 2016
John owns and operates an integrated cropping enterprise in northern New South Wales and... More

Ken Vowles MLA

Position: Minister for Primary Industry and Resources
Ken Vowles has represented the electorate of Johnston in the Northern Territory Legislative... More

Kristy O'Brien

Organisation: ABC News
Position: Reporter
Kristy O’Brien has been involved in the production of factual television as a producer,... More

Lorraine Corowa

Organisation: Department of Primary Industry and Resources
Position: Director Major Agribusiness Projects
Lorraine is proud to be a Northern Territory public servant with 30 years’ experience in... More

Mark McGrath

Organisation: The Chia Co. Crop Production Manager
Position: NACRA General Manager
Raised on a dryland grain & cattle property in Southern Queensland. Education Bachelor of... More

Matt Brann

Organisation: ABC Rural
Position: Country Hour presenter
Matt Brann is the presenter of the Northern Territory Country Hour on ABC Local Radio. He grew... More

Matthew Canavan

Matthew grew up in Logan, just south of Brisbane. After achieving a First Class Honours Degree... More

Michael Douglas

Organisation: Charles Darwin University
Michael Douglas is a Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Western Australia... More

The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP

Organisation: Parliament of Australia
Position: Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; and for Rural Affairs
The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP was first elected to the House of Representatives in March of 1996. ... More