Spotlight on the Agrifood Industry in Australia and Career Pathways in Food Science and Processing
Overview: The Australian agrifood system plays a significant role in delivering safe, reliable, and nutritious food products to the Australian population and in supporting the food security of other countries.
Australia’s agrifood system, encompasses agriculture through to manufacture, distribution, marketing, selling, consumption, and disposal
The Australian food and agribusiness industry added AUD$61.3 billion of industry gross value in 2018-19 which is equivalent to 3.1% of total GDP (FIAL 2020).
Opportunities to work within the agrifood industry in Australia are many and varied and provide exciting career pathways.
This spotlight on the Agrifood Industry in Australia will provide an insight into the types of job opportunities awaiting our next generation – what skills are needed now and into the future and the options for building an interesting career in this vital sector.
Hear from a range of speakers with experience across the agrifood industry in Australia – learn from their insights and tap into their expertise.
A brief outline/snapshot of the agrifood industry in Australia.
Future trends influencing the agrifood industry.
What are the skills needed now and into the future (2 – 5 years).
Outlining specific training pathways for VET and University.
Hear from people already working in the industry – their career pathway and experience
Breadth of job opportunities
Where to next?
How do Schools connect with the industry for job opportunities / work experience opportunities?
Resources and support for Teachers available to educate about the agrifood Industry?
Who Should attend?
Teachers from classes of TAS -Food Technology, Home Economics, Science, Food & Nutrition, Design tech.
This event will be hosted via Microsoft Teams. The meeting invitation will be sent out at a later date once registration is complete. Click here to view the flyer for this event