Aug 31, 2023 | ColumnIT would take a brave person to argue against building more houses in the midst of the widely-reported housing crisis. I am not that person. However, what I and the Primary Producers SA policy council do argue is that the planning decision-making framework should pay...
Oct 27, 2022 | ColumnAustralian Farm Institute’s (AFI) recent roundtable event explored the thorny topic of ESG – investor shorthand to value an industry or company’s performance on environmental, social, and corporate governance metrics – and how it relates to agriculture. In feeding the...
Chief Executive Officer
Caroline has more than two decades of agribusiness experience, having held senior roles in both the public and private sector and with state and federal farmer representative bodies in Australia, including the former South Australian Farmers’ Federation and the Grains Council of Australia. She was the CEO of Grain Producers SA prior to joining PPSA, and brings skills in strategic communications, stakeholder management and regulatory affairs.
Caroline brings extensive experience in corporate governance and has served on a wide range of industry and community sector boards. Her current board appointments include the Australian Farm Institute, the South Australian Cricket Association, Foodbank South Australia and Rural Business Support. She is a Member of the South Australian Skills Commission, and Chairs the Agribusiness, Food & Wine/Beverages Industry Skills Council.
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Business Manager/EO for EW Stevens Trust
Alyssa joined the PPSA team in December 2021. She works to support the organisation through continuous improvement of its corporate governance, risk management and operating systems. She has been working within the not-for-profit sector since 2010, is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and an affiliated member of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Alyssa also acts as the Executive Officer for the EW Stevens Trust, supporting the Board of Trustees in the ongoing management of the fund.
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Chair / PPSA
Chair / Grain Producers SA
Deputy Chair / Horticulture Coalition of South Australia
President / Livestock SA
President / South Australian Dairyfarmers' Association
John and wife Karen are equity managers in a 600-cow dairy situated in the Lower South East and co-own a neighbouring 240-cow dairy with John’s brother. They have recently purchased an adjoining 75 hectares, with plans to convert it to a 250-cow dairy. John joined SADA in 2013 with a keen interest in helping facilitate the next generation of dairy farmers; protecting the farmer’s right to farm; securing profitability in the industry and establishing more transparency in industry-relevant government policy and planning. John is secretary of PPSA.
Chief Executive Officer / South Australian Forest Products Association
Chair / Wine Grape Council of SA