Category Archives: landlearn nsw

Bridging the urban/country divide

by Taryn Soderman, Rabobank FX Program As featured in The Country Web 2016 Annual. Ten city teenagers – from Muirfield High School in Sydney’s west – have been given a taste of ‘life on the land’, spending a week with five … Continue reading

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Dreams Can Come True with Agriculture check out this fabulous short film

Don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? This terrific little short video made by Madeleine P.H. Hamilton will show you the endless career possibilities that the Australian agricultural industry can offer you… And there are plenty … Continue reading

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Expert to probe NSW agricultural education & training to make sure we are on target to meet industry needs

An independent expert has been appointed to conduct a comprehensive study to ensure agricultural education and training meet future industry needs.    Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson joined the Minister for Education, Adrian Piccoli, to announce that the former … Continue reading

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Take a look at this winning Cream of the Crop short film “Are you the One” by NSW student Amber O’Neill

Cream of the Crop is part of Art4Agriculture – a network of young people who share a passion to tell others about the pivotal role Australian farmers play in feeding the world be beef, sheep, dairy, cropping, wine or horticultural … Continue reading

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NSW kids wow everyone @ 2012 Speech Spectacular discussing: Australian vs foreign produce. How can Australia win?

What a privilege it was to MC the 2012 Landlearn Speech Spectacular yesterday in Dubbo. This annual event, now in its 3rd year continues to showcase the talents of students who have a passion for agriculture. Parents travelled from as … Continue reading

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Watch/listen to Jamberoo Primary student Grace Mahon share her views on ‘The Environment is What we Eat’

Grace entered the prestigious LandLearn NSW public speaking competition at the end of last year and she has been selected as a finalist to compete at the Dubbo Beef Spectacular on March 15. This year’s 2012 finalists are from all … Continue reading

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2012 Speech Spectacular in Dubbo 15 March

Speech Spectacular 2012 is nearly here and it is something you don’t want to miss if you plan to be in Dubbo on 15 March. Come along and listen to amazing school students deliver speeches. This primary industries event is … Continue reading

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