20th Feb 17

At the Rural Press Club February Lunch, we welcomed the Hon. Simon Crean, Chairman of the Australian Livestock Exporters Council, to discuss Australia's place in the global livestock trade.   We also had the opportunity at this lunch to present certificates to the 2017 Rural Media Award Winners.  

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Feb Lunch with Simon Crean, Australia's place in the global livestock trade

Our guest speaker, Hon. Simon Crean 

RPC President, Trent Thorne, Hon. Simon Crean and RPC Treasurer, Neroli Roocke 

Simon Crean addressing the audience 

Some of guests and award winners 

2017 Rural Media Award Winners 


Brian Cassey, People: The Australian, "Beef Boss" 

Scott Radford-Chisholm, Landscape and Nature: Townsville Bulletin Northern Miner, " Helen had a little lamb" 


Sally Cripps, Print: Queensland Country Life: "Drought Series"

Marty McCarthy, TV: ABC Landline, ABC News, "Panama Tropical Race 4"

Kallee Buchanan, Radio: ABC Local Radio and Radio National, "Mary River Turtle Survey", and Online: ABC Online, "Inside the secret, fleeting sex life of Tropical Dragon Fruit"

Fiona Lake, Social Media: @FionaLakeAus

For more on our winners, please see 'Rural Press Club announces 2017 Rural Media Award Winners'