Robin Thompson

BIOGRAPHY

Robin is an agricultural scientist who has provided research, development and extension support to agriculture in Australia and overseas over the past forty years.  His current role within the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks Water and Environment is managing Game Services Tasmania which provides policy support to Government and technical support to farmers and hunters.

As the representative of the Tasmanian Government Robin currently represents Tasmania on the Board of Rural Alive and Well, the steering committee for the National Pastures Genebank, investor committee of Southern Australian Livestock Research Council and the Research and Innovation Sub Committee of the Primary Industries Ministerial Council.

Robin and his family operate a family farm producing potatoes, onions and prime lambs at Scottsdale in the north east of Tasmania.

 

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