6:00pm ‘Meet and Greet’ – with the GasFields Commission - at the White Bull Tavern Roma

A casual evening for delegates to network prior to the forum.

Meet the team from the GasFields Commission and learn about some essential new tools to help you make informed business decisions. 

Day one


6:45 Registration Opens at Roma Saleyards

Courtesy Buses available at Roma Cultural Centre for transport to the Saleyards

Coffee van & canteen functioning at Saleyards thanks to Maranoa Regional Council

7:45 All attendees to be present at Roma Saleyards

Welcome to the Roma Saleyards

Peter Flynn, Maranoa Councillor 






















YBPF Tour - Roma Saleyards Extravaganza


Callan Daley, MEQ Probe


John and Kate Scott, "Allandale" Roma


Rachel O'Brien, Animal Health Australia

"Biosecurity - the importance of backing the system that

backs you."


The Saleyards Experience

Morning Tea, Thanks to Cafe 54


Daniel and Kasey Phillips, Murgona Cattle Co


Nutrition Discussion: Stocklick Trading


Meat and Livestock Australia


11:30 Departure from Saleyards. Courtesy buses available


Official welcome & launch of YBPF

Julia Telford, MC
Megan Moses, FFN Chair

Exhibitor introductions
12:45 Lunch, Thanks to Rural Succession Solutions
1:30 Bronwyn Roberts, B R Rural Business

"If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you"

1:55 Luke Evans, Cleveland Agriculture

"Alongside commitment and passion for the industry, hard work pays off."

Shannon Landmark, University of QLD

"Being an imposter- why you shouldn't be the smartest in the room."

2:30 Shane Webcke, Queensland Safety Ambassador
3:00 Afternoon Tea, Thanks to RFDS 
3:40 Leanne Kemp, QLD Chief Entrepreneur

"The Future Development of our Great State."

4:00 Dalene Wray, OBE Organic

"Setting your business up for success, using the theory of Disruptive Innovation"

4:30 Day 1 Wrap Up – Julia Telford, MC
4:45 FFN AGM Location- Ernest Brock Room
5:15 FFN AGM Concludes
7:00 TopX YBPF Dinner & Auction

Location - Explorers Inn,  Dress Code – Cocktail

Auction proceeds will go towards BUSHkids and ABIF


Day two

FRIDAY, 15 NOV 2019

8:30 Mystery Speaker - A blast from the past

"Philosophies of a life well spent."

9:00 Sam Marwood, Cultivate Farms

Claire Coates, First farmer matched with an investor through Cultivate Farms

10:20 Morning Tea, Thanks to
10:55 Cam Nicholson, Nicon Rural Services
11:25 Breakout sessions
“Room A”
Barclay Bassett, "Jenavale" Roma

Anthony Dunn, "Echo Hills" Roma

Merv Schwarz, "Doonkoona" Condamine & "Millambri" Roma

“Room B”

Sheep focused session

Kerrie Richards, Merino Country
Ben Banks, "Rivington", Blackall
Felicity Brumpton, Miss Jolly Jumbuck

Cam Nicholson, Nicon Rural Services

12:45 Lunch, Thanks to NAB
1:30 Alice Mabin,  "A picture tells a thousand words."
1:50 Mentoring Success Stories

Barbara Bishop, Capacity in People Consulting

Amanda Moohen, Regional Manager - AACo

Hamish Lamond, Paraway Pastoral Company

2:20 Partner Insight
2:45 Sally Rigney, Chair of Rabobank Client Council
3:00 Afternoon Tea, Thanks to Rabobank
3:35 Julia Telford, Engage & Create Consulting
3:50 "All things meat"

Dr Pete McGilchrist, University of New England

Kelly Payne, MLA

Grant Coleman, NH Foods Australia

5:15 YBPF recap & prizes drawn
5:30 Sundowner – RSL Hall Thanks to The Right Mind