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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…

Rural Youth AGM 2015Mar 02, 2015

On Saturday 21st of February, the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania held its Annual General Meeting at the Riverland's Centre in Longford. Members from all around the State travelled to attend the event and elect a new committee.

Deputy Premier, Jeremy Rockliff attended to view proceedings as Prue Dennis, 23 of Cressy was elected unopposed to take over the State President role for…

Prue Dennis, Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year 2014Sep 15, 2014

"2014 Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year" Region Runoffs were held in July in preparation for the State Finals in September. The 2014 winner was Prue Dennis from Westmorland Club.

Past Members Assoc - now called "Rural-ex"Aug 04, 2014

Anyone and everyone who was once a member of Junior Farmers, Calf Clubs, the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania or a past member of an interstate or overseas sister organisation - then you are invited to join a network of past members known as "Rural-ex Tasmania".

Young Farmer Competition Finalists RevealedJul 28, 2014

The 2014 Australian Chainsaws Young Farmer of the Year Competitions top 15 finalists, all members of Rural Youth Tasmania, have been announced and the competition now heats up. After the regional runoff stage was completed by competitors state-wide, the competition now moves to finals round to be held on Saturday September 13th at Quercus Park, the home of Agfest.

Regional Runoffs…

Owen's Rural Youth Canadian Experience ContinuesJul 21, 2014

Now into his eight week of his Canadian Exchange, Rural Youth Tasmania member Owen Woolley has reported home on his travel experiences to date.

Woolley, 21, from Kingston left for Ontario, Canada on May 25th after being granted this Exchange by Rural Youth Tasmania in August 2013. After the nervous wait and long travels, Owen arrived in Canada where he was thankfully greeted by…

Want To Travel?Jul 14, 2014

Exchanges for travel in 2015 were selected and announced at State Ball in July. Each year, Rural Youth offer a range of trips where fares are covered and you are hosted with members of the Sister Organisation in the host country. All you need to do is to save up your spending money. Congratulations to the following people who were selected for travel in 2015:

Young Farmer Competition RunoffsJul 14, 2014

The Rural Youth Tasmania’s Young Farmer Competition for 2014 is this weekend swinging into action state-wide, with competitors battling it out in Region runoffs, for the chance to enter the state final to be held in September at Quercus Park Carrick.

Open to all Rural Youth members aged between 15 and 30, the competition tests the farming knowledge of competitors through a series of both…