Ms Anderson, sponsored by AgriFutures Australia, joins 30 leaders from diverse industries, communities and backgrounds, as the 27th annual cohort to undertake the iconic ARLP. The ARLP a 15-month leadership program immersing rural, regional and remote leaders in a series of unique experiences to develop their leadership capabilities. It also gives participants valuable opportunities to nurture, challenge and build upon their leadership skills with people from diverse communities and industries.
Ms Anderson is Chair of the AgriFutures Pasture Seeds Advisory Panel, Chair of Farmlink and Chair of Southern Australian Livestock Research Council (SALRC) Southern NSW is looking forward to growing with other members of her cohort. She also has a strong interest in applying her learnings to help increase collaboration between funding bodies to improve the adoption of research and development (R&D) outcomes.
“The Australian Rural Leadership Program is such a unique opportunity to meet, collaborate and grow with others who are passionate about rural, regional and remote Australia, especially given the current issues that many communities are facing.
“I am really excited to be a part of the 27th ARLP cohort and am extremely grateful to AgriFutures Australia for giving me this opportunity,” said Ms Anderson.