Leadership & Professional Development Opportunities


AgriFutures Australia invests in people.

We know that skilled leadership is one of the most crucial elements in the health and prosperity of any rural industry.

Our goal is to support the people driving the future prosperity of Australian rural industries and regional communities by providing them with learning opportunities and experiences. We believe that human capacity to drive improvements in competitiveness through the adoption of R&D outcomes and innovation is just as important as the research itself.

While new technologies, systems, processes and business models are important, people are the critical element in ensuring the growth of Australian rural industries. As such, AgriFutures Australia is committed to supporting rural people through continued investment in leadership, capacity and skills development programs.

That’s why we continue to invest in leadership and skills development programs including the Rural Women’s Award, Rural Women’s Acceleration Grant, Horizon Scholarship and Ignite Network Programs. We are also proud to sponsor a wide range of other scholarships and initiatives which help build the capacity of the Australian agricultural workforce.