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Graduate supply for agriculture - a glimmer of hope in 2016

Writing in the Australian Farm Institute's newsletter, Jim Pratley, Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture, reports that school leavers are more interested in careers in agriculture than has been the case for quite a few years, if the latest enrolment figures for agriculture courses at Australian universities are any indication ... read more.

'Agriculture in Education' resources

17 units of inquiry and 34 matching videos developed by PIEFA for the 'Agriculture in Education' project were launched in May 2015 by the Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP... read the Minister's media release. You can view the resources here.

Appointments to PIEFA Board 2015

The Annual General Meeting of PIEFA has confirmed the appointment of three new directors to the seven person board and the reappointment of four continuing members ... read more.

PIEFA's new Board, October 2015

PIEFA's new Board: L-R Stuart Hemmings, Nick Gill, Julie King, Lynn Mason, Cameron Archer (Chair), Sarah Thompson, John Taylor.

Australian Year of the Farmer 2012

2012 is Australian Year of the Farmer. The year aims to highlight the role that farmers play in everyday life. PIEF is working closely with AYOF to explore how we can support the aims of the year by engaging schools. Find out more about the year here.

A video clip has been produced to provide an overview of the work that farmers do ... watch video.

PIEFA non-executive Board members (2015)

Applications are sought for up to seven part-time, non-executive directors to the PIEFA Board. The following information is provided for prospective applicants:

Applications close at 5pm (EST) on 30th July 2015.