Applications are now closed

The two Board Directors will be announced soon.

Recruitment for Board 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 member-elected Directors and up to two Board-appointed Independent Directors.

SPA seeks to appoint two Member-elected Board Directors at SPA’ Annual General Meeting in November 2021.

The two vacancies have arisen due to the completion of the terms of two-Member-elected Board Directors, bot who 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, Member-elected Board 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 using Adobe Reader and click Submit, OR email your completed application to [email protected]

For further information contact the Company Secretary, Stephen Crisp on 0455 999 130 or via email [email protected].


Applications close: 11.59pm Sunday 22nd August AEST

© 2022 Sheep Producers Australia