Media Contact

Kathleen Curry

Public Affairs Director
T: 02 9478 1004
M: 0429 011 690
curryk@nswfarmers.org.au

Pre Conference Events

Many events are scheduled for the day immediately prior to the conference, please consider arriving early to the attend one of the below events or meetings. 

Each event will require registration separately.


 

Horticulture Section Forum and AGM - Monday 17 July 

The NSW Farmers’ Horticulture Committee invites you to participate in the year’s Annual General Meeting and Forum. Speakers include Mr Mick Keogh, ACCC Agriculture Commissioner and Executive Director of Australian Farm Institute. 

This is your chance to have our voice heard at the highest levels, influence policy outcomes and share your thoughts about, and shape the future of, our $1.3billion horticulture industry. 


Join us in NSW Parliament House for discussions encompassing trade and market access, industrial relations and the new Horticulture Code of Conduct. 

Dress Code:
Neat Casual
Address
Jubilee Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney
Time
8:30am - 5:00pm (AGM)
Cost
Free for Members

  

Western Division Annual Meeting - Monday 17 July

All members living in the far west of NSW are encouraged to attend this forum. This meeting provides an opportunity to discuss issues and policy priorities specific to those in the western part of the state. 

Dress Code
Neat Casual
Address
NSW Farmers Head Office - Level 6, 35 Chandos St, St Leonards 
Time
9:30am - 5:00pm 
Cost
Free for Members
  

  

Horticulture Section Dinner - Monday 17 July

Growers of horticultural commodities are encouraged to join the newly elected Horticulture Committee for an evening of French-Vietnamese degustation in the heart of one of Sydney’s famous ‘eat streets’. La Mint is an easy walk from the NSW Parliament House where horticulturalists will be meeting earlier in the day. 

This event is a great opportunity to meet with horticulture farmers from across the state.  

The dinner is proudly sponsored by Steritech.

Dress Code
Neat Casual
Address
La Mint, 62 Riley St, Darlinghurst 
Time
7:00pm
Cost
Free for Members
 

  

Western Division Members Dinner - Monday 17 July

Open to all members living in the western division, this informal 3 course dinner provides a rare opportunity to meet with farmers who share the challenges of operating an agricultural enterprise in the far west of NSW. 

Dress Code
Neat Casual
Address
Treehouse Restaurant, 60 Miller St, North Sydney 
Time
6:30pm arrival, dinner at 7:00pm 
Cost
Free for Members 
 

  

NSW Young Farmers Dinner - Monday 17 July

All members aged 35 and under are invited to attend an evening promising an overload of barbecued meat and Brazilian specialty dishes. 

This annual event allows young people in agriculture to network with farmers, agribusiness professionals and students and meet other conference attendees prior to the commencement of conference. 

Dress Code
Neat Casual
Address
Churrasco Brazilian BBQ, 60 William St, Woolloomooloo
Time
7:00pm start
Cost
Free for Members, $35 for non-members
  

 

WFI presents: Farmers In The House - Wednesday 19 July

WFI welcomes you to the Strangers Dining Room in NSW Parliament House for the peak networking event of the NSW Farmers Annual Conference. Join us in the political nerve centre of NSW for an evening of drinks and substantial canapés sourced entirely from this great state of ours. This event is not to be missed and is your opportunity to rub shoulders with our political leaders, industry leaders and stakeholders from across the breadth of the agricultural sector.

Dress Code
Neat Casual
Address
Pariament House - 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Time
7:00pm start
Cost
$50.00 each
  

  

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