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Recruitment for NON EXECUTIVE MEMBER ELECTED Directors


Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) is the Peak National Industry Body for the Australian Sheep Meat Industry.  Based in Canberra, our purpose is to be a strategic leader working to benefit Australia’s sheep industry to achieve a productive, profitable, and sustainable future. Our vision is to be a trusted influencer, leader and advisor for Australian sheep producers, industry, and government.

SPA is governed by a skills-based board, comprised of a minimum of four and maximum of seven non executive Member-elected Directors and up to two Board-appointed Independent Directors.

SPA seeks to appoint two non executive Member elected Directors at SPA’s Annual General Meeting in November 2022.

The two vacancies have arisen due to the completion of the current terms of two non executive Member elected Directors, both of whom are eligible to stand for re-election.


Potential Candidates:

SPA encourages candidates who are passionate about the success of the Australian sheep industry, and who wish to assist the industry with strategic issues.

The SPA Board values diversity of thinking and skills that encompass a broad range of high-level knowledge and experience. Currently the Board is seeking applications from candidates with demonstrated experience in two or more of the following areas:

  • Practical farming knowledge and experience
  • An understanding of the challenges facing the Australian Sheep Industry & value chain
  • Strong farming and/or Industry networks knowledge
  • Good strategic thinking and analysis skills
  • Experience in managing organisations
  • Strong governance knowledge and skills
  • A passion to help the industry prosper in the future

In accordance with SPA’s Constitution, non executive Member elected Directors are appointed for a three-year term.


How to apply:

  1. Download and read the documents in the applicant information pack
  2. Download and complete the application form
  3. Email your completed application to the recruitment secretariat [email protected]

For further information contact the Company Secretary on +61 2 6103 0838 or via email [email protected].


Applications close: 11.59pm Sunday 21 August 2022 AEST

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