Relocating from Brisbane to the Goulburn Valley, 10 years ago, to commence dairy farming with her husband Raymond, opened up a world of opportunity for Sarah Parker. They own an irrigated dairy farm “Glencliffe”, where they milk stud registered Illawarra’s supplying milk to a boutique Italian Cheese Company. Raymond & Sarah 2014 Dairy Farmer of Year Awards finalists.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Leisure Management, Certificate IV in Work Place Assessment Training and a Masters in Agriculture and Rural Development. Her professional roles, across a range of sectors, include Children’s Services Manager, YDDP Coordinator and CEO at Murray Dairy; Projects and Development Coordinator at Dookie College and Rural Entrepreneur Developer for Marcus Oldham College. She has worked as an agricultural industry trainer and is currently employed as a milk supply manager.
Sarah is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Director’s Course.
Board positions include:
- President, Australian Women in Agriculture
- National Rural Women’s Coalition
- Primary Skills Victoria,
- Victorian Farmers Federations’ Farm Business & Regional Development and Work Place Relations Committees.
Sarah is a Victorian Rural Woman of Year Award Finalist and has been a finalist in several categories of the Victorian Community Achievement Awards.