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New Club Brings Christmas Gift for Rural Youth TasmaniaDec 10, 2015

This Thursday, December 10 sees the AGM of the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania s newest club, King Island Rural Youth.

After months of hard work behind the scenes, the club will this week be unveiled at the King Island Club, 8 Nether by Road, Currie from 6pm. It is expected that more than twenty new members will be signed up over the evening for the 2016 year.

Josh Taylor, of…

McConnon Quinella takes out Young Farmer of the YearSep 15, 2015

On Saturday September 12th, 29 year old Stonor resident William McConnon edged out his younger brother Martin to be named ‘Australian Chainsaws Products Rural Youth Young Farmer of the Year’ for 2015. After 10 modules and with over 1400 points up for grabs, only 30 points separated the top two competitors in one of the tightest finishes in recent history.

Young Farmer of the Year Finalists AnnouncedAug 18, 2015

The 2015 Rural Youth Tasmania Young Farmer of the Year finalists have been announced after the completion of the runoff stage. Over the weekend of July 18-19, 25 members of Rural Youth Tasmania took part in regional runoffs, held in three locations state-wide, with the top 15 now moving into the finals to be held on Saturday September 12th at Quercus Park, the home of Agfest.

Young Farmer Competition About to Heat Up!Jul 15, 2015

This weekend sees the return of the Rural Youth Tasmania's biggest annual competition, with run offs for the Young Farmer of the Year being held in three locations state-wide.

Rural Youth Members Attend Leadership Training at Australias Leading Agricultural CollegeJul 13, 2015

On the week of June 28-July 3, two members of the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania attended Marcus Oldham Agricultural College in Geelong for an intense week of self-learning and personal development as part of Rural Youths commitment to the self-development of its members.

Farewell For Rural Youth Stalwart - Judy McLeanJul 01, 2015

On Saturday July 4th, the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania will be holding a luncheon to celebrate and thank former State Administrator Judy McLean OAM, for her contributions to the Organisation over the last 33 years.

Study Tour Recipients 2016 ANNOUNCED!Jun 29, 2015

Rural Youth Tasmania Study Tour recipients ANNOUNCED!

Saturday night the Rural Youth State Ball was hosted by North West Region at the Ulverstone Surf Club - what a wonderful evening!

This ball is held in honour of announcing the recipients of the Study Tour program, as you have seen on our page over the last month!

We are excited to announce, and congratulate each applicant…

Rural Exchangee Arrives to Visit of Beautiful StateApr 29, 2015

This week as part of the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania’s Study Tour Program, Angharad Thomas, 24 of Wrexham in Wales arrives in Tasmania for a six week adventure around the state with members of Rural Youth.

 Miss Thomas is a member of the Young Farmers Organisation in Wales and works as an Environmental Health Office at home. She will arrive in Hobart, spending her first four…

Rural Youth President JetsetsApr 16, 2015

This weekend, Rural Youth State President Prue Dennis sets off for 6 weeks in the UK as part of the Rural Youth Study Tours Program.

Miss Dennis, 24 of Cressy, who in February took over as State President of Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania, was one of a number of organisational members won the study tours in July 2014. She will be the only member to travel international in 2015, with…

Deputy Premier Delivers on Election Promise to Create Future LeadersMar 02, 2015

On Saturday February 21st Liberal Deputy Leader Jeremy Rockliff attended the Rural Youth Tasmania's Annual General Meeting to deliver and announce a four year $10,000 funding project as promised during the election campaign.

 Mr Rockliff, himself a former Hagley Rural Youth member delivered the funds that will be used to sponsor another member of the Organisation…