Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award for journalists and communicators working in the rural sector. 

If you are 35-years-old or younger and would relish the opportunity to travel to New Zealand in October 2015 and meet your peers from around the world at the annual International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) congress, then this professional development award is for you.

Full details about the award and the IFAJ are available at www.ifaj.org

Entry form for Australian candidates are www.acaj.org.au/

Further information is also available by contacting Australian award coordinator Liz Harfull on 0409 674 941 or lizharfull@internode.on.net

Entries must be sent by email to ACAJ secretary Clarisa Collis at ccollis@coretext.com.au by 5pm on February 16, 2015. 

Please note:  Australian applicants must apply through the Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists (ACAJ), using the attached entry form. A candidate to represent our country in the final international selection process will be chosen by the ACAJ. Final award recipients will then be selected by the IFAJ. Australian entries close on February 16, 2015, to allow time for the ACAJ to select the national candidate. The closing date on the IFAJ website is for national organisations only.