Young Breed Leaders Workshop



The Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) has been invited to provide two leading young Wagyu breeders to attend a Young Breed Leaders Workshop conducted by the Australian Registered Cattle Breeders Association (ARBCA).

The workshop is designed to build strategic knowledge in the beef seedstock industry. It also provides the opportunity to prepare and encourage the attendees to also consider breed board directorships in the future.

ARCBA will contribute $200 per place and the Wagyu Fellowship will contribute $800 per place to assist with workshop costs, travel and accommodation.  

The workshop is targeted at young breeders in the age range of 20-35 years of age to help inspire and prepare them for senior management roles within the beef breeding industry. The underlying theme will be ” What is the role of genetics in a modern Australian beef industry”

The 2-day workshop will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, 4 – 5 July 2017 at
The Riverside Hotel
Montague Street

Download program (PDF 611 kb)

The MLA and Australian Beef Industry Foundation will be combining resources to hold the Australian Beef Improvement Forum on Thursday and Friday, 6 – 7 July 2017.

Applications and closing date

Applications to include the name, address, date of birth and contact details of the applicant and should answer the following:

  1. Your current role in Wagyu breeding,
  2. Any previous noteworthy achievements,
  3. Any short course or tertiary training,
  4. Any participation in breed society youth activities,
  5. Your aspirations for your future as a registered breeder,
  6. How this workshop would help you.

Applications close Thursday 8 June 2017.

Please forward your application to:

Matt McDonagh
CEO, Australian Wagyu Association