Speakers

Senator the Hon. Matthew Canavan

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

Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston

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

Peter Stubbs

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

Adam Kay

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

Andrew Robb

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

Brendon Grylls

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

Jim Engelke

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

John Woods

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

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

Kristy O'Brien

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

Lorraine Corowa

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

Mark McGrath

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

Matt Brann

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

Michael Douglas

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

The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP

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