The national voice for Australian dairy farmers

People and human capacity

The People and human capacity Policy Advisory Group (PAG) drives ADF’s policy development and advocacy in the crucial area of people and workforce capacity. The PAG’s scope includes policy areas supporting the attraction, development and retention of a highly skilled workforce for the dairy industry. Key functions of the PAG include developing strategies to promote dairy industry participation, build leadership capacity, and address workforce and skills shortages.

Scope:

  • People development priorities for industry investment
  • Regional Development Plan engagement
  • Extension strategy
  • Leadership development strategy
  • Workforce development
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Health, safety and wellbeing

Priorities:

  • Promote the attraction, development and retention of a highly skilled workforce for the dairy industry by increasing skills and capacity of people.
  • Develop industry education, employment, training and leadership opportunities.
  • Support the application of health and safety principles across businesses.

PAG members

  • John Versteden (Chair)
    Jeanne Van Der Geest Dekker
    Liza Fahey
    Rachael Finch
    Lauren Peterson
    Julie Moore
    Tammy Negus
    Simone Renyard

Contact Details

Level 2 Swann House
22 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Tel: (03) 8621 4200

Fax: (03) 8621 4280

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