About the Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia
The Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia is a tripartite not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, formed through the collaboration of the Australian Government, primary industries organisations and the education sector.
Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia's vision is to be the preferred provider on credible, relevant and factual information on all matters relating to agriculture, fisheries and forestry for Australia's teachers, students and the community.
The Foundation's objectives are to:
- provide national leadership and coordination of initiatives to encourage primary industries education in schools through a partnership between industry, government and educators;
- commission, coordinate, facilitate and manage national projects to encourage primary industries education in schools;
- provide a source of credible, objective and educational resources for schools to maintain and improve community confidence in Australia's primary industries; and
- communicate primary industries research and development outcomes in a format accessible for schools and encourage interest from schools in primary industries related careers.