Processing and its role in a sustainable red meat industry

29th & 30th November 2016

Sally Standen
Assistant Secretary of the Crops,  Meat and Horticulture, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources​​​​​​​

Sally Standen is the Assistant Secretary of the Crops, Meat and Horticulture branch in the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.  In this role, she has responsibility for industry policy development in a broad range of agricultural industries.


Sally has had a 20 year career in the agriculture department with responsibilities as diverse as industry policy; sustainable agriculture and natural resource management; agvet chemical policy; and four years at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo representing government on agricultural trade and market access issues.   Sally holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University and an Executive Masters in Public Administration, also from the ANU.