Welcome to the Young Livestock Exporters Network

The Young Livestock Exporters Network was established in 2019 by young industry professionals, for young industry professionals. YLEN's vision is to build networks and leadership through pathways of professional development within the livestock export supply chain.

The network is underpinned by two key pillars:

  • Career development of members through providing pathways to professional development opportunities.
  • Building relationships through networking opportunities.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Managing Stress Mindfully Workshop 2 via Zoom

    July 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. You’re On Show Workshop

    November 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  3. Annual General Meeting

    November 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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“Thanks to YLEN I was able to attend the LiveXchange conference in Townsville. Being able to attend the conference so new into the industry was instrumental in my career development.”

Rhiaan Richards
Welfare and Compliance Officer - 2019 LIVEXchange Travel Bursary Awardee

“Passionate people who will become the next generation of live exporters leading the world in animal welfare outcomes.”

John Scott
Roebuck Export Depot Manager

“YLEN has given me the chance to broaden my networks within the industry and forced me to step out of my comfort zone.”

Kari Moffat
Animal Welfare Assurance Manager

"I Like the positive atmosphere and the feeling of being apart of a close-knit community"

Member Survey Feedback 2020

"A progressive and inclusive group that allows me to network across the supply chain and allows me to interact with like-minded people."

Member Survey Feedback 2020

"YLEN introduced me to influential industry leaders, I’ve made some great friends and it’s opened my eyes to the many opportunities the live export industry presents to young people."

Camille Camp. Kalyeeda Station & YLEN Secretary

"The YLEN Mates to Managers program with Jill Rigney was one of the most valuable professional development opportunities I have been involved in."

Hugh Dawson. Head Stockman - Beetaloo Station 

News and Blog

Lead With Certainty Workshop

Entries now open!  YLEN is offering 2 positions to members for the Lead With Certainty Workshop, delivered by MLA & Leadership coach and consultant Tammy Kruckow. Develop key leadership skills including effective communication and efficient planning which improves certainty, self-esteem, confidence and performance within Individuals and teams. Workshop location: Katherine Research Station, Stuart Highway Katherine,…

BEEF 2021 Wrap Up

The week started with a property tour at the beautiful Raglan Station, the location of the Registered Export Premises Central Queensland Livestock Depot, with the tour focused on the live export supply chain. It was a great day out for YLEN with our Chair Kari Moffat, Treasurer Ryan Olive & members Brooke Barkla, Mark Harvey-Sutton…

Managing Stress Mindfully Workshops

Stress and anxiety can affect us all and it’s important to have techniques and skills to manage this to prevent burnout. YLEN will host a webinar workshop series on ‘Managing Stress Mindfully’, starting 1st of June 2021, kindly sponsored by AUSTREX. These workshops will be presented by Rhys Ibbott from Wave to Wellness and cover…

Member Profile – Chloe Grant

Chloe GrantConsignment Officer -Frontier International How did you get into the Live Export Industry?I was working on a station in the East Kimberley’s for CPC, when I was given the opportunity to jump onboard with cattle and head across the ocean to from Wyndham to Panjang. I was curious to see what it was like…

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