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Livestock & Processing

Livestock and processing includes the production of beef cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry, as well as meat processing, horse breeding and aquaculture.

Kristin Pearce
Kristin Pearce
Manager Piggery
Kristen manages all aspects of the piggery. "It's great... my qualifications are recognised all over Australia and overseas."
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Geoff Akers
Geoff Akers
Dairy Farmer
Geoff milks 350 cows, twice a day. "It's really exciting, I'm my own boss... the dairy industry will continue to grow... there's heaps of jobs and exciting career paths."
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Andrew Whitwell
Andrew Whitwell
Meat Slicer
Andrew, now a qualified meat slicer, says: "My skills are in high demand, I make good money and I have just bought my house!"
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David Wood
David Wood
Human Resources Manager
David works for Huon Aquaculture which produces 1.3 million Atlantic salmon per year, employs 80 staff including trainees and offers work experience to young people.
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Carmel Wagstaff
Carmel Wagstaff
Training Recruitment Manager
Carmel works on Brunette Downs in NT - 3 million acres, 70,000 head of cattle and 35 staff.
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Rural Skills Australia
OnTrack For great ideas & video case studies in Agrifood careers see ONtrack

or watch the ONtrack careers videos here:

Livestock & Processing
Horticulture & Viticulture
Agriculture
Services & Management
Career Videos
Click here for great careers videos

For a great site with lots of profiles have a look at the careers pages at Landlearn

A good example is the story of Bill, the Agricultural Standards Officer or Olivia, the Research Scientist.