our 2022 theme

towards 2030

The theme of this year’s conference is Towards 2030. We are delighted to have Tony Maher the Executive Director of the National Farmers Federation to deliver the keynote address. He will discuss, among other things, progress towards the NFF’s stated goal of $100 billion in farmgate production by 2030 and what it means for our industry.

Other speakers are being added over the coming weeks and include Mick Keogh from the ACCC, Justin Smirk from Westpac and Alan Kirsten from Agriview.

The TMA Annual Conference will be held at Hyatt Place Melbourne, Essendon Fields, on Wednesday 20th July 2022.


The TMA Annual Conference will be held at Hyatt Place Melbourne, Essendon Fields, on Wednesday 20th July 2022.

 To book accommodation at Hyatt Place you can phone 131234 or click here to book online and enter reservation number G-M431 as the group number to obtain the discounted bed and breakfast rate.

guest speakers

Tony Maher
We are delighted to welcome Tony Maher from the National Farmers Federation as the keynote speaker at our annual conference.

Tony was appointed CEO of the NFF in 2016 and has a wealth of experience in advocacy and leadership roles within our industry.
Justin Smirk

Westpac senior economist Justin Smirk has 17 years’ experience in financial markets with roles at the Reserve Bank of Australia, Westpac’s London office and as Chief Economist at St George Bank.

His areas of interest are the international economy, commodity markets and the resources sector. He also analyses the Australian labour market and prices.

Mick Keogh
Mick is the deputy chair of the ACCC with a particular responsibility for Small Business and Agriculture.

Mick has a long involvement with the agriculture sector, including periods of employment as a business consultant, and in advocacy and advisory roles to policymakers and governments.

2022 conference agenda

our sponsors

We would like to give a big shout out to our conference sponsors who have stepped up again this year and supported our annual conference.

Their generous sponsorship allows us to attract industry-leading speakers to preset to you at our event.

gold sponsors
media partners
silver sponsors
Bronze sponsor
Brand sponsors