AUS-MEAT would like to congratulate
Meagan Abbott (Thomas Foods International Murray
Sarah Downs (Australian Food Corp (Keystone
being the Inaugural Award Recipients for 2016.
Applications for the 2017 Duane Leadbetter Memorial Food
Safety Study Award are now open.
The inaugural Award will be presented in August 2017 to two
successful candidates, one from the Horticulture Industry and one
from the Meat Processing Industry.
Eligible nominees will be over 18 years of age, will be working
full time within the respective industry sector and be aspiring to
be a Food Safety Auditor. She / he must have completed at least 12
months (minimum) continuous service in one of the sectors.
The nominees will be required to complete the Application Form
(Click here to download) and present a short (less than 300
words) statement on why they should be awarded the study grant. The
submission will be supported by their Employer and forwarded to the
Selection Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
(AUS-MEAT) for Meat nominees and email@example.com
(AUS-QUAL) for Horticulture nominees (Nominations for 2017 will
close 31 July).
The successful nominee in each category will receive funds
($5,000) to complete a lead Auditor Food Safety Training course
(qualification for both external and Internal Auditing) within 12
months of receiving the award. The funds will cover the cost of the
attending the course (fees and Accommodation). By agreeing to
participate the employer will need to allow the award recipient
time to complete course.
AUS-MEAT/AUS-QUAL will cover out of pocket expenses including
travel for the recipient to attend the presentation of the award in
Brisbane. The Selection Committee will be made up of
representatives from both industry and AUS-MEAT/AUS-QUAL.
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