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Official Statement - Exhibitor Selection Process

Official Statement - Exhibitor Selection Process
Apr 26, 2018

The Exhibitor selection process is extensive and every effort is made to ensure we have a good mix of old and new exhibitors each year. The Application process for Agfest is open from October 1 to December 1 annually for the following years Agfest.

Applications are assessed and sites allocated by our team in December and January.    The Exhibitor Manager along with the coordinators of the…

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Official Statement - Appointment of Teen Challenge Tasmania as our Charity of Choice 2018

Official Statement - Appointment of Teen Challenge Tasmania as our Charity of Choice 2018
Mar 08, 2018

Agfest’s position on the appointment of Teen Challenge Tasmania as our Charity of Choice for 2018

 The Agfest Organising Committee have recently been approached by the Meander Area Residents and Ratepayers Association Inc and other concerned individuals in regards to the decision to appoint Teen Challenge Tasmania as our Charity of Choice for Agfest 2018.

As…

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Official Statement - Agfest public holiday

Official Statement - Agfest public holiday
Feb 08, 2018

Agfest's position on the proposed Agfest public holiday

The Agfest Organising Committee is disappointed to see the recent decline in support of Tasmanian Agricultural Shows.

We believe that Agfest offers a distinctly different product to an Agricultural Show and that local Agricultural Shows are important institutions for the community. There is space in the market…

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Community Achievement Awards

Community Achievement Awards
Dec 06, 2017

Rural Youth Tasmania - Agfest Organising Committee presented at State Awards

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Official Statement - Agfest public holiday

Official Statement - Agfest public holiday
Nov 10, 2017

Agfest's position on the proposed Agfest public holiday

The Agfest Organising Committee is disappointed to see the decline in support of Tasmanian agricultural shows recently.

We believe that Agfest offers a distinctly different product to an agricultural show and that local agricultural shows are important institutions for the community. We believe that there is space in the market…

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2018 Agfest Executive Committee Elected

2018 Agfest Executive Committee Elected
Aug 03, 2017

A successful Agfest Annual Meeting held on the 8th of July 2017 saw a new executive committee elected for Agfest 2018.

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Sweet victory for Soy Sensual

Sweet victory for Soy Sensual
May 08, 2017

"It's a huge achievement for our first year here."

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Local distilleries are giving state's economy a nip

Local distilleries are giving state's economy a nip
May 07, 2017

Agfest is certainly in good spirits with some of the state's boutique distilleries on show

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Volunteers: The backbone of Agfest

Volunteers: The backbone of Agfest
May 06, 2017

"The experience is great, the people you meet are awesome and it just fills you with this good feeling that you've achieved something amazing"

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The dangers of variation

The dangers of variation
May 06, 2017

Dennis Talbot explains how operating the wrong generator at home can have disastrous consequences - but is very easy to avoid.

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