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LIVESTOCK | 10 April 2012

Landmark congratulates its ALPA 2012 National Young Auctioneers Winner

Landmark congratulates Joel Fleming, Landmark Stud Stock, on winning the 2012 ALPA National Young Auctioneers competition, as well as the NAB Team Shield, with Dale Kirchen from Longreach for the highest combined score.


The son a of successful Queensland livestock agent, Joel showcased his superior auctioneering skills with an impressive display at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on  Thursday 5th April.  Joel will travel to Calgary, Canada to represent Australia at the International Auctioneers Competition in July 2012, which will prove a great experience in his quest in becoming a successful, leading Stud Stock Manager.


Special mention must be made to both Miles Pfitzner (Landmark Hamilton) Victoria Young Auctioneer Winner and National Young Auctioneer finalist, and Ryan Smyth (Landmark Gunnedah) NSW Young Auctioneer finalist. Commencing as a Livestock Trainee just over 12 months ago, Ryan has excelled in all forms of the business whilst working with the Landmark teams at Tamworth, Gunnedah and Charters Towers.


Throughout Australia, Landmark continues to provide support to progress the careers of their staff. Landmark is committed to supporting livestock producers’ by developing and delivering the highest quality staff to our customers business. In addition to this, Landmark has formed a corporate partnership with Future Farmers Network, as part of Landmark commitment to developing the next generation in rural Australia.


Landmark managing director Richard Norton said young people are the future of agriculture, at every level, whether they choose to operate farms, work in service businesses, work in research or whatever path they take.


“The opportunity to support and contribute to developing the next rural generation must be a core focus, so by partnering with FFN, Landmark links with a group of energetic and committed people who will be instrumental in the future of our industry,” Mr Norton said.

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