While at Currie, she supported agricultural and environmental clients, including Citrus Australia, Australian Wool Innovation and the Victorian Government. Fiona particularly enjoyed helping University of Queensland scientists publically share their research into issues relating to global change, including renewable energy. Fiona has a PhD in history from the University of Melbourne and recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Australian Catholic University. She has enjoyed returning to agriculture, and directing her research and analytic skills at the promotion of climate action, a cause close to her heart.
She spent over 5 years as the Lock the Gate Victorian Coordinator and played a key role in the successful gasfield free campaign which lead to a permanent ban on all unconventional gas mining and fracking in Victoria.
She is passionate about empowering farmers and regional communities to have a leading voice on climate, securing our food & water security and driving ambitious climate change policy.
Cam was instrumental in Cathy McGowan’s two successful campaigns for the federal seat of Indi and he has worked with a number of advocacy groups.
Cam also has experience working for federal parliamentarians and he uses that, along with his extensive knowledge of community based campaigns in his role as Campaigns Director at FCA.
Most recently Tryphena was the community development manager for a local community centre in Canberra, fulfilling her passion for developing and fostering community.
Based in Canberra, Tryphena loves the family lifestyle and opportunities offered by living in the bush capital.
James is extremely passionate about climate action - especially where it involves groups affected by the impacts of climate change. He holds a Bachelor of Development Studies and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics) from the ANU, and is currently studying a Masters in Climate Change.
Her passion is bridging the divide between the city and the bush. Supporting farmers in their journey for future sustainability, through having conversations and connecting people with one another, to ensure no one need to face the challenges in agriculture alone. She is motivated every day by her young family, who she hopes will witness a thriving future in Australian agriculture in their lifetime and beyond.