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Welcome to YLEN

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The Young Livestock Exporters Network was established in 2019 by young industry professionals, for young industry professionals.

YLEN was created to provide a platform which fosters professional growth for its members through developmental workshops, networking events and travel bursaries.

YLEN covers three main pillars:

  • Accelerate the development of young livestock exporters, into future industry leaders.
  • Innovative initiatives to solve problems that change behaviors and outcomes
  • Provide a capability to engage both internally and with the wider community.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. YLEN Christmas Party – Darwin

    December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

News and Blog

Member Profile – September

Jim Teasdale Operations Manager, Napparoy Agricultureย  How did you get into the Live Export Industry?ย  My involvement initially started when tagging and scratching sheep on-farm for Saudi when that was going well. Later I was in Broome waiting for the wet to wind up and was asked to sail on the Becrux on its first…

Onboard Stockpersons Training Course

The Young Livestock Exporters Network is pleased to open applications for positions on the next Virtual Stockpersons Training Course. Successful applicants will receive a fully funded position at the October-November course! The LiveCorp shipboard stockperson training course is part of the certification program for people responsible for the care of livestock exported by sea. The…

Member Profile – July

Ryan OliveOperations Manager, Central QLD Livestock Depot How did you get into the Live Export Industry? For me, it was possibly an unconventional method. When we started the export quarantine, it was a steep learning curve for me, as I’d had no previous experience before that, however, I was very fortunate to have been given…

Mate to Manager Program – APPLICATIONS OPEN

The Young Livestock Exporters Network is pleased to open applications for the first Mate to Manager Program. The 6-week program will be run via Zoom, with 1 unit completed a week. The program will be facilitated by The Right Mind’s,ย  Jill Rigney who has years of experience in providing training programs to the agriculture sector.…

Major Sponsor

Livecorp

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Testimonials

โ€œThanks 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.โ€

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

โ€œPassionate people who will become the next generation of live exporters leading the world in animal welfare outcomes.โ€

John Scott
Roebuck Export Depot Manager

โ€œYLEN has given me the chance to broaden my networks within the industry and forced me to step out of my comfort zone.โ€

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

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