WALRC: Western Australian Livestock Reseach Council
WALRC is an initiative of MLA with support from Curtin, CSIRO, DPIRD, Murdoch & UWA
Alan provides representation from AAACWA (Australian Association of Agricultural Consultants WA Branch) on the WA Livestock Research Council. Alan’s experience and skills lie across many sectors of the livestock industry, predominantly in beef, sheep and dairy husbandry and management. In his role as consultant, he also provides advice in budgeting and financial planning, extension of research and development, farm business analysis, farm business financing and other farm business management services.
Chris represents NRMWA (National Resource Management WA) through his role as a director of the Wheatbelt NRM Board. Chris has extensive career experience in agribusiness management, strategic management and developing rural business, throughout Australia and overseas. He has tertiary and post-graduate qualifications in both agriculture and business, including an MBA (Sustainable Business), and is well-known in the Wheatbelt through his roles as a Rural Financial Counsellor and as a lecturer/trainer at Muresk Institute. Additionally, he produces stud and commercial livestock in the Avon Valley. As a passionate contributor to rural communities, he currently sits on the Board of Wheatbelt NRM and WA Farmers Federation.