NSW Events 2015

Posted on 18/05/2015 · Posted in New South Wales

Events for 2015

Western Australia Farm Tour ‘ Sharing Knowledge’

This study tour is part funded by GRDC and will provide the opportunity to visit some of Western Australia’s most successful and innovative grain farming businesses.  We will learn tips and techniques used in response to issues such as integrated weed management and tackling resistant weeds issues; and methods used to adapt to drying conditions; along with examples of innovative farming enterprise mixes used to maximise total farm production and profit.

August 2nd – August 9th 2015

Cost $1,000 – Places are limited to 33 people.

Please complete the Expression of Interest by 5th June to secure your place on this tour.

Click on this link to the PinG WA Study Tour EOI form for more information and to register your Expression of Interest.  Please forward completed EOIs to nsw@partnersingrain.org.au

 

Being a Better Boss – Part 1: Managing People (HR) and Part 2: Legal Obligations         WALGETT

Part 1 A Managing People (HR) – Is for people wanting to learn how to manage the employment process, from identifying your labour needs to managing performance once employees are in place. Our presenter this year is the very experienced Barb Bishop.

Part 2 Legal Obligations  (IR)  –  For farm business owners wanting to better understand their legal obligations when employing people. This will be presented by NSW Farmers IR department.

Part 1                    Walgett RSL         Tuesday                2nd June                            

Part 2                    Walgett RSL         Wednesday  17th June

For more information contact 0408 366 202 or nsw@partnersingrain.org.au

Click on the link below for registration form for HR/IR workshops

HR IR Registration form 2015

Cost: Free, includes Manual, lunch and refreshments

This workshop is subsided by Department of Primary Industry, Landcare, Partners in Grain and GRDC

 

Being a Better Boss Part 2: Legal Obligations (IR)                                                        COROWA AND WAGGA

A GRDC supported workshop for farm business owners wanting to better understand their legal obligations when employing people. This will be presented by NSW Farmers IR Officer Grace Kusuma

Corowa RSL         Tuesday                23rd June

Wagga RSL           Wednesday         24th June

For more information contact 0408 366 202 or nsw@partnersingrain.org.au

Click on the link below for registration form for IR workshops

IR Workshops Corowa and Wagga June

$115.50 (inc GST) per business, per workshop. An additional $38.50 (inc GST) per person, per workshop is charged if more than one person attends from the business. This price includes full course materials, lunch and refreshments. The workshops run from 8.45 am – 3pm and requires a minimum of 8 farm businesses to attend with a maximum of 22 participants.

A Being a Better Boss Part 2: Legal Obligations (IR) workshops will also be run in both these towns, if your business attends  both workshops a discounted rate of $198 (inc GST) for both workshops will apply.

GRDC has provided funding for the development and delivery of this training for grain growers. Non-farming businesses are welcome to attend at the full course fee of $450 per participant.

 

Office Efficiency Workshop                                   VARIOUS     NORTHERN NSW

Are you suffering from an office meltdown?

This is a fun day full of useful tips and information on every aspect of running an efficienct farm office.  Presented by Barbara Bishop will cover the following topics:

  • Office Design – where’s the desk, I know it’s here somewhere!
  • Essential Office Equipment – the stapler you swiped from the kids is not good enough!
  • Sorting The Mail – or how to reduce the “piles syndrome”

Week 1                                                                             Week 2

1st June             Monday               Walgett                                                     15th June            Monday              Coonabarabran
3rd June            Wednesday        Lightening Ridge                                    16th June            Tuesday              Gilgandra
4th June            Thursday             Coonamble                                             17th June            Wednesday        Warren
5th June            Friday                   Brewarrina                                            18th June            Thursday             Nyngan
                                                                                                                           19th June            Friday                   Cobar
                                                                                                                            20th June            Saturday             Bourke                           

For more information contact 0408 366 202 or nsw@partnersingrain.org.au

Click on the link below for registration form for Office Efficiency workshops

Officew’shop flyer 2015

Cost: Free, includes Manual, lunch and refreshments

This workshop is subsided by Catholic Community Services, Schizophrenia, Landcare, Partners in Grain and GRDC

 

Technology, Tablets and Tips                                         WALGETT

This is a one day interactive, hands on workshop for farmers who currently use iPad, Android or other tablet device.  Learn quick tricks to using your device more effectively, as well as cloud computing, security, social media and integrating all your technology. The course also covers useful apps and online programs specifically for farmers. A must do course for building efficiency on your farm.

Presented by Neil Kingham and Jack Ellice-Flint from GrainGrowers Limited

When:                  Thursday 18th June, 8.30am – 3.15pm

Where:                Walgett Sporting Club

Cost: Free, including manual, light refreshments and lunch.

This workshop is subsided by GrainGrowers Limited, Department of Primary Industry, Landcare, Partners in Grain and GRDC

*Class sizes are small so bookings are essential. Please bring internet dongle or access as a back up to ensure you get the maximum out of this workshop

For more information contact 0408 366 202 or nsw@partnersingrain.org.au

Click here for registration form for Technology workshop

 

Technology, Tablets and Tips                                           WAGGA

This is a one day interactive, hands on workshop for farmers who currently use iPad, Android or other tablet device.  Learn quick tricks to using your device more effectively, as well as cloud computing, security, social media and integrating all your technology. The course also covers useful apps and online programs specifically for farmers. A must do course for building efficiency on your farm.

Presented by Neil Kingham and Jack Ellice-Flint from GrainGrowers Limited

When:                  Thursday 25th June, 8.30am – 3.15pm

Where:                Commercial Club, Wagga

Cost: $115.50 per person inc gst. Extra people from the same business charged $38.50

This workshop is subsided by GrainGrowers Limited, GRDC and Partners in Grain.

Course includes manual, light refreshments and lunch.

*Class sizes are small so bookings are essential

For more information contact 0408 366 202 or nsw@partnersingrain.org.au

Click here for registration form for Technology workshop