• We've come a long way

    From a humble beginning in 1924 the NSW rice industry has grown to become a major contributor to Australia's wealth

  • 245,000 tonnes of rice produced in 2016
  • 412 farms producing rice
  • 22,466 hectares of harvested area

Board Members

The Board consists of seven members, three of whom are elected by growers, and four who are nominated by the Minister for Primary Industries.

Members are usually appointed for a four year term with three member's terms ending December 2021, two in December 2022 and two in March 2024.

The current Board members are:

  • Mr John J Culleton, csc, BA, pcfsc, GAICD - Chair
  • Ms Victoria Taylor, GIA(Cert), GAICD - Deputy Chair
  • Mrs Gillian Kirkup MAICD
  • Mr John Bradford, MAICD
  • Mr Ian Mason, MAICD
  • Mr Adam Boyton BBus, MAICD
  • Ms Su McCluskey, BComm, FCPA, MAICD