Partners

​As a centre of agricultural excellence, we operate in partnership with organisations to collectively ‘cultivate modern agriculture’ bringing the best training, industry knowledge and skills to Western Australia. 

We act as a broker making connections between industry and regional communities through education and training. If you would like to discuss an idea, or an opportunity to enhance your services in partnership with Muresk Institute contact us.

Here are a few examples of what we have achieved with our partners since 2014.

Training and higher education

  • Delivery of the Integrated Diploma Program (University of Queensland)
  • Delivery of the Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management (Charles Sturt University and Central Regional TAFE)
  • An annual calendar of industry driven short courses with 990 students completing programs in 2015 (various private and public training providers)
  • Delivery of Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Central Regional TAFE)
  • 37 training and higher education partners
  • International student and exchange programs on the farm
  • Fortnightly field walks on the farm to embed students production cycles

Agriculture colleges and schools

  • More than 750 students across 19 schools (metropolitan and rural, public and private) have gained exposure to agriculture as a viable career option through Agriculture Career Days
  • VET in schools programs (Margaret River Senior High School,  Aquinas and Great Southern Grammar)
  • Delivery of summer and winter school Certificate III Agricultural skill sets for agricultural college students

Industry

  • Establishment of high level industry advisory committee to guide development of the farm as an industry showpiece
  • Partnership with the WA Stud Merino Breeders for a Sire Evaluation Program
  • Donation of 200 Dohne ewes for training purposes and student work experience (Dohne Breeders)
  • Over 500 farmers attended field days and extension activities:
    - Crop Variety Field Days, Herbicide and Foliar Disease and Practice for Profit Research and Development  (Kalyx)
    - Sheep Easy Field Day
    - National Weed Conference
    -  Agroforesty and Sandalwood
    - GIWA Oat and Pulse Spring Forums

Local and State Government

  • Establishment of  the State Soil Library on site at Muresk (Department of Agriculture and Food WA)
  • Establishment of trial plots on the farm (Department of Agriculture and Food WA)

Community groups

  • Development and establishment of a VET in schools program and Natural Resources Management pathway (Noongar Land Management Ranger Services and As One Nyitting)
  • Re-engagement of community groups for artistic and recreational pursuits