Angus Australia and specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia are thrilled to announce the much-anticipated return of the GenAngus Future Leaders Program (GenAngus) in 2024. Adding to the excitement, for the very first time GenAngus will be hosted in New Zealand.

The GenAngus Future Leaders Program is the flagship youth leadership program of the strategic alliance between Angus Australia and Achmea Australia. Heading in to its sixth year, the program has already supported more than 50 young Angus Australia members to advance their career in the beef industry.  

Angus Australia members aged 18-40 are invited to apply for the 2024 GenAngus Future Leaders Program, which will be held from the 28th to the 31st of May 2024 at Peppers Clearwater Resort in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Program aim:  

The intensive three-day GenAngus program, led by industry experts, will provide participants with valuable insights to help start their own beef cattle enterprise or take their existing businesses to new heights. 

Topics covered:  

The program covers key business skills to support their success, including – 

  • Mindset  
  • Business benchmarking 
  • Marketing 
  • The beef outlook 
  • Breeding and genetics 
  • Finance 
  • Insurance 
  • Risk mitigation 
  • Succession planning 


  • Applicants must be aged between 18 – 40 years old 
  • Applicants must be a member of Angus Australia (Junior or Full) 
  • Demonstrated commitment to the beef industry and the Angus Breed 
  • Applicants must be currently running a beef business or about to enter into a beef business 
  • Demonstrated potential to benefit from attending the GenAngus Program 
  • Demonstrated interest in developing their business and leadership skills 
  • Have a vision of what they want to achieve in their business in the future 
  • A willingness to learn 


How to Apply:  

To apply for this scholarship applicants must complete a set of application questions. Applications will be shortlisted and may undergo an interview.


About Achmea Australia 

Achmea Australia is part of the Achmea Group, one of the largest financial services providers in the Netherlands. The Achmea Group has more than 10 million clients worldwide and is fully dedicated to farm insurance in Australia.
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