LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS – Applications Currently Open!

Training and professional development through SPA’s Leadership Programs enables participants to understand pathways into leadership roles within SPA and the wider industry. Get ready to take your leadership skills to the next level.

We encourage you to apply to further your skills in your areas of interest.

Livestock Leaders – Influence and Advocacy

  • Create content to share your red meat story
  • Engage and speak to the media confidently
  • Promote and defend the red meat and livestock industry
  • Build your brand on social media
  • Thrive in difficult conversations – from the dinner table to social media
  • Scholarship valued at $2000
  • Find out more here!
  • Course run by the Livestock Collective.


Livestock Leaders – Expressions of Interest Now Open

Advancing Negotiation Skills

  • The Advancing Negotiation Skills course is the ultimate in negotiation skills development.
  • Experience five opportunities to learn: From the lecture, By preparing to negotiate, By watching others negotiate, By negotiating and From video analysis and expert coaching.
  • Scholarship valued at $5000.
  • Course delivered by Scotwork

Date: 17-21 May  (AEST Mon: 3.30 -5.00pm, Tues 9am – 1pm, Wed 9am – 1pm, Thurs 9am – 1pm, Fri 9am – 1:30pm)

Discover and develop negotiation skills in an interactive and fun learning environment. Here you study the typical patterns of how negotiations are managed and conflicts resolved. You work through eight live case-plays to get to grips with live-action negotiation. And you practice proven techniques for sidestepping negotiation pitfalls and striking the best possible deal. Discuss when problems, difficulties and issues can be raised and debated. Expert and engaging tutors will provide individual negotiation advice.

Advancing Negotiation Skills – Expressions of Interest Now Open

Governance Essentials

Your first step to the boardroom

  • Examine the fundamental roles and responsibilities that contribute to good governance.
  • Key duties and responsibilities of the board and directors
  • Explain how the board fulfils its primary functions
  • Review board meeting protocols and procedures
  • Realise the importance of key performance measures
  • Scholarship valued at $570.
  • Course Information delivered by Australian Institute of Company Directors


Date Options:

  • 2  Online Sessions: Wednesday evenings: 19 May & 2 June, plus 1-2 hours per week for 4 weeks.

Governance Essentials – Expressions of Interest Now Open

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