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Welcome to YLEN


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

News and Blog

Member Profile

Mark BrettNorthern Shipment Coordinator How did you get into the Live Export Industry?It started a while ago when I was working for CPC in the East Kimberley’s & realized my real passion for Brahman cattle. Later on, as part of completing my university degree, I decided to do a work placement in the Live Export…

Monthly Newsletter – May

Our latest monthly newsletter features webinar information, jobs, events, industry resources & blogs

Member Profile

Yudhistira Pratama Sutrisna Chief Supply Chain Officer, based in Indonesia How did you get into the Live Export Industry? When I was doing my 5th semester in Animal Husbandry of Padjadjaran University, which is located in Bandung-Indonesia, I had a chance to join the NTCA Indonesia-Australia Pastoral Program in 2013. I was selected nationally and…

Voyage Packing Advice

Fi Baird our highly experienced stockwomen is up to around the 200-voyage mark, so has things down to a fine art when packing these days.  Camille Camp who recently completed her maiden voyage on the Ocean Shearer; 9 days of sailing from Townsville port to Vietnam with 13 200 head of cattle! Here are their ‘must-pack items’…

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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

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