Program Committee

Renewed annually, an independent ADC Programming Committee brings farmers, industry and scientists from around the country to design an engaging program set to challenge, motivate and inspire the Australian dairy industry.

Programming Committee for ADC Melbourne 2020

Brendan Hehir (Chair)
Dairy farmer
Kyabram, Victoria

Susan Wearden
Dairy farmer
Kyabram, Victoria

Owen Daley
Dairy farmer
Milla Milla, Queensland

Paul Stammers
Dairy farmer
Katunga, Victoria

Rose Philipzen
Dairy farmer
Moxey Farms, New South Wales

Laurie Hickey
Regional Extension Officer
WestVic Dairy

Terry McMahon
Senior Rural Manager (Warnambool)

Tom Newton
National Manager
Maxcare Animal Nutrition

Carlene Dowie
The Australian Dairyfarmer

Dr Sarah Bolton
District vet & Nuffield Scholar
New South Wales

Alison Hall
ADC Young Scientist Winner 2018
Research Scientist

Hear more about 2020 Chair Brendan Hehir and his thoughts leading into ADC 2020 Melbourne.