Join Kondinin Group and ABC Rural is celebrating the outstanding achievements of those individuals and families making a significant contribution to Australian agriculture.
The 2017 Australian farmer of the Year Award Categories include Australian Farmer of the Year (35+), Young Australian Farmer of the Year (under 35) sponsored by Case IH, Farming Legend of the Year, Rural Community Leader of the Year sponsored by Market Check and Rural Consultant of the Year sponsored by BASF.
In addition to the five categories above, there are three Awards for Excellence in innovation, diversification and technology. The Award for Excellence in Innovation is proudly sponsored by Harvest Tyres.
The 2017 event is supported by National Farmers' Federation, Blundstone and Rex.
The Industry Networking Opportunity, supported by WFI, will be held the night before the Award Winners' Announcement Lunch, and provides attendees with an exclusive occasion to meet the 2017 winners, award sponsors and other industry stakeholders.
Date: Tuesday, August 15
Location: Binara One, Crown Plaza, Canberra
The 2017 Award Winners' Announcement Lunch is the long-awaited event when the winners of the award categories will be announced. The exclusive lunch event will be officially opened by The Honourable Barnaby Joyce MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, and will feature a live broadcast of ABC’s nationwide Country Hour radio program.
Date: Wednesday, August 16
Location: Parliament House, Canberra