Finalist: Outstanding young achiever
Prue Addlem, 29, is a passionate promoter of the role and opportunities for youth in agriculture.
She was the first chair of the Victorian Farmers’ Federation’s Young Agribusiness Professionals group, has sat on the board of the Future Farmers Network and is a past member of the Victorian Government’s Young Farmer Finance Council.
Heavily involved in her community, Prue was a past finalist in the RIRDC Victorian Rural Woman of the Year award and of the Premier’s Volunteer of the Year community leadership award.
She is currently a member of the North Central Catchment Management Authority Board, represents young women on the Victorian Women in Primary Industry Roundtable and has sat on the selection panels for the 2014 Victorian Women’s Honour Roll and 2014 RIRDC Victorian Rural Woman of the Year.
Currently working full-time on the family’s sheep and grain farm at Serpentine, Vic, Prue has a double degree in Agricultural Science and Business (finance).