CHRISTINE Rolfe is an inspiration to women in the beef industry.
When she’s not running her property "Birrong" near Springsure in Central Queensland, she is fulfilling her role as vice president/treasurer of AgForce Queensland and newly appointed vice president of the National Farmers Federation.
Christine has recently been re-elected to the board of the Fitzroy Basin Association - a natural resource management group covering the Fitzroy River Basin in Central Qld.
Christine is a keen advocate of environmental sustainability within agricultural industries and has been involved, from the beginning, in the development of a grazing best management practice program for Qld grazing industries.
Christine was elected to the board of the Emerald Agricultural College in 2013 and holds the position of deputy chair.
Having had both her children attend agricultural college, Emerald and Marcus Oldham, she believes that agricultural colleges are a great basis for learning and gaining experience and knowledge of agriculture.