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Grain growers in the Northern Region (north of Dubbo and all of Queensland) with a strong understanding of the Australian grains industry and a commitment to industry development are encouraged to apply for a position on the GrainGrowers board.

Applications for two grower director positions open on 1 May and close on 31 May 2024.

GrainGrowers Chair Rhys Turton said attracting motivated growers that could consider a whole of industry approach to issues was essential for the organisation's future development.

"As an industry organisation, we take pride in addressing relevant industry challenges at a national level."

"Having the right board members with the commitment and drive to get involved and manage this change helps GrainGrowers to maintain its position as a strong industry representative body," Mr Turton said.

To be able to apply candidates must:

  • Be a member of GrainGrowers.
  • Be a resident or in the business of grain production in GrainGrowers Northern Region (Queensland and northern New South Wales).
  • Hold a strong commitment to the further development of Australia's grain industry.

Additional desirable skills sought by GrainGrowers include:

  1. Engagement with members, the broader industry and government stakeholders.
  2. Investment and risk management experience.
  3. An understanding of either finance/accounting or sustainability/environmental, social, and governance (ESG).

The GrainGrowers Board consists of six grower directors and two independent directors.

Further details, including the application form, are available from the GrainGrowers website.

Enquiries can be directed to René Johnson at Pacific Search Partners at (03) 9631 1500.


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