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WCB Adrian Meade Dairy Innovation Program

The WCB Adrian Meade Dairy Innovation Program is an exceptional structured workplace learning opportunity for up to 12 students who have a strong interest in working in the dairy industry.

This exciting six-day program shows regional Year 10 and 11 students the entire dairy industry supply chain from paddock to plate. Participants learn about the wide range of careers in the industry, encouraging them to see it as a place where innovative leaders make their careers using the latest technologies.  The program emphasises leadership in all aspects of the industry and promotes students’ leadership skills development.

This program is a unique opportunity for students interested in any of the following areas:

  • agriculture, particularly dairying, and associated service industries
  • trades associated with manufacturing
  • supply chain management and logistics
  • food technology, food processing and process engineering.

Applications for the 2016 program have now closed.


To be eligible, students must:

  • reside in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter’s milk supply region (e.g. regions including Warrnambool, Ballarat, Colac, Camperdown, Hamilton, Heywood, Portland, Mt Gambier, Bordertown, Meningie, Fleurieu Peninsula)
  • be aged 15 or over at the time of the program and studying in Year 10 or 11
  • have the support of their parents/guardians and school principal to attend
  • be available for all sessions and show a keen willingness to participate
  • demonstrate an interest in one or more aspects of the dairy industry.

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