Ready to take on future leadership roles

Seven young people have honed their skills ready to take on future leadership and policy roles in the beef industry thanks to the 2016 NAB Agribusiness Rising Champions Initiative. According to the national winner, Kirsty McCormack, the finalists expanded their...

Kirsty McCormack announced as 2017 Rising Champion

Young beef industry leader Kirsty McCormack is the national 2017 NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion. The announcement was made by National Australia Bank’s (NAB) general manager agribusiness Khan Horne at Cattle Council of Australia’s annual Rising Champions gala dinner...

Spotlight on improved road infrastructure

Improved road infrastructure for the beef industry of the future is a passion for NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion Initiative finalist Laura Shepherd. Ms Shepherd, 22, works in the Tasmanian red meat processing sector, and has developed a special interest in logistics...

Communication is key for the beef industry

Communication is an issue the entire industry can take ownership of, according to NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion finalist Weldon Percy. Weldon, 27, operates Fortescue Helicopters, an aerial mustering business based in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.   He...