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

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