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Agricultural Futures Awards

Agricultural Futures Awards


These Awards are offered to students in Year 12 who wish to pursue a career in the Agricultural sector. These Awards will be presented at the end of Year 12. Some examples of possible careers options are Veterinary Science, Animal Studies and Agricultural Science, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Plant breeding/genetics, Rural Journalism/Marketing, Soil Science, Agricultural Engineering and Agricultural Robotics /software design. Please note that careers in Agriculture are not limited to those listed above.

The Awards are sponsored by FNQ Growers Inc., Mackays Group, Tableland Canegrowers Ltd, Lecker Farming and Cairns Businesswomen’s Club in conjunction with the Business Liaison Association.

Prizes will be awarded to an overall Winner, Runner Up and Encouragement Awards.  The Cairns Businesswomen’s Club is sponsoring an Encouragement Award for a female student wishing to pursue a career in this area. These may be altered in consultation with the sponsors of the awards. 

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th September, 2024

First Prize: $1,000

Second Prize: $600

Runner Up Prize: 3 x $500


1. Agricultural Futures Awards 2024.pdf

2. Agricultural Futures Awards Application Form.pdf

For more details, please contact the coordinator shown below:

Coordinator: Ms Tamara Gallagher

Phone: 4078 0222

Email: tgall33@eq.edu.au