Harnessing Innovation: Empowering Future Primary Industries during Science Week 2023

Mark your calendars, educators: Science Week is scheduled to take place from 12th to 20th August! The theme for 2023, “Innovation: Powering Future Industries,” underlines the essential role of technology in today’s rapidly evolving food and fibre industries, and PIEFA are hosting a range of nationwide activities to enhance student understanding. We invite classrooms across […]

PIEFA Conference 2023

PIEFA Conference 2023 brings cream of the crop to Canberra | May 8, 2023 After a 5-year hiatus due to COVID-19, and with unprecedented support from an outstanding group of sponsors, PIEFA Conference returned to Canberra on May 1 and 2 bigger and better than ever before.​More than 200 delegates attended the 2-day conference, including […]

Tocal College | Foundation Day 2022

On Friday, November 4, 2022, Tocal College held its Foundation Day to commemorate the establishment of the College and celebrate the projects and achievements of the College. As part of the day’s presentations, PIEFA’s Chair, Dr. Cameron Archer, provided a detailed understanding of the history of the College and the historic buildings. PIEFA CEO, Luciano Mesiti, attended […]

PIEFA to support new gap year program for Australian agriculture 

Media Release – 21/12/2021 The Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia, along with other industry leaders, will support the National Farmers’ Federation in implementing and managing a new Australian Government gap year initiative – the AgCAREERSTART program. AgCAREERSTART is a pilot, 24-month program for school leavers to try a job in agriculture and experience the unique […]

New Board Appointed for PIEFA

The Annual General Meeting of Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA) was held on Monday, November 22, 2021, and confirmed the appointment of a new board of directors for the company. The board selection committee is comprised of representative member organisations and chaired by an independent person. The committee conducted a rigorous skills-based selection process […]

Agricultural science teacher wins top science award

The Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia wishes to congratulate Scott Graham for his outstanding dedication to agricultural education, which has now been recognised nationally. Scott Graham was last night announced as the winner of the Prime Minister’s‘Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools’ prize for 2021. Scott joined six other leaders and innovators, who were […]