400 collect to have a good time Rural Press Membership fiftieth in Brisbane + PICS

Qld Rural Press Membership president and Beef Central editor James Nason internet hosting the fiftieth anniversary lunch.400 pals and company of the Rural Press Press Membership of Queensland have gathered in the principle auditorium of the Brisbane Metropolis Corridor this afternoon for an extended lunch to have a good time the membership’s fiftieth anniversary.

The occasion is celebrating the integral function the Rural Press Membership has performed in connecting metropolis and nation and amplifying problems with significance to rural Queensland, ever since 23 rural journalists attended the primary Rural Press Membership lunch in 1972 to listen to a veterinarian argue for larger State Authorities help for synthetic breeding companies.

Visitor audio system at in the present day’s fiftieth anniversary occasion embrace ABC Landline presenter and Rural Press Membership corridor of famer Pip Courtney, and journalist and writer Trent Dalton, who has award-winning works have included quite a few insightful media articles in regards to the tradition and characters of rural Queensland.

The Rural Press Membership of Queensland is sponsored by Colliers Agribusiness, Australian Retirement Belief and McCullough Robertson Attorneys.

Beef Central’s digital camera was there to seize among the many faces at in the present day’s occasion.


Former Rural Press Membership president and life member Pete Lewis with Rawdon Briggs from Colliers’ Agribusiness and entrepreneur Chick Olsson.

Rob Marshall and Samantha Bryce from Laguna Bay Pastoral with Tess Jagger from PwC.

Daniel Hanson from Centurion Cattle Firm with Luke Meaney and Breanna Keoghan from Westpac.

Smithfield feedlot supervisor Kailen Hodgson with Scott McLellan from Dalby.

Michael Norris and Nick Gregory from Hillhouse with Naomi Staines from Blue Hill PR.

David Orchard from OBE Natural, Albert Capel from NAB and Jane Campbell from Manana Pastoral.

Sally Gardiner from Baked Reduction and Gemma Somerset from QAAFI

Senator Susan McDonald’s chief of employees Matthew van Horan with Les Cox and Derek Tan

Pete Lewis interviewing long-time rural journalist Kenrick Riley.