Nominations are open for the 2018 Beef Industry Award

May 7, 2018 1:55 pm

Marcus Oldham College and the Australian Beef Industry Foundation (ABIF) are inviting nominations for the 2018 Beef Industry Award. The Award honours the contribution of Howard Yelland, who championed objective measurement and performance recording for improved selection in the Australian Beef Industry.

This 2018 Award seeks to recognise an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the industry ‘above and beyond’ their normal role. Nominations are open to suitably qualified producers and non-producers, from any sector of the beef industry.  Last year, Tom Gubbins was the recipient of the Award.   A nomination form is attached.  For more information see the ABIF website: CLICK HERE   Please feel free to forward this information widely to people in your beef industry networks.

Selection criteria to be addressed should include:

  • Extent of contribution to the Australian Beef Industry
  • Recognition of this contribution both nationally and internationally
  • Leadership role as a change agent
  • Contribution above and beyond normal role in the industry

Please ensure that all nominations reach the College by the closing date Friday 25th May 2018, submitted by email hendricks@marcusoldham.vic.edu.au or post to :

Jenny Hendricks
Marcus Oldham College
145 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds   VIC   3216

An industry selection panel will review the nominations and the Award will be presented at a formal dinner held during the Marcus Oldham Rural Leadership Program, Thursday 21st June 2018, at Marcus Oldham College, Waurn Ponds.

Top Image: Tom Gubbins 

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