PERTH'S Stephanie Coombes last night collected the NAB Agribusiness Rising Beef Industry Champion award.Sasha Lanyon from South Australia won the NAB Encouragement Award and Steven Pocock from Queensland won a leadership scholarship to Marcus Oldham College, sponsored by the Australian Beef Industry Foundation.
Cattle Council president Andrew Ogilvie said eight quality candidates competed for the award.
Ms Coombes, 23, is the president of the WA Farmers Federation Young Farmers council and sits on the WA Farmers Federation Meat Council.
She is an accredited stockman in the live export industry and her blog series the "Live Export Diaries" shared information, photos and videos about the industry.
She hopes to implement education and training program in destination markets.