Positions Vacant

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA)The RGA is the peak body for the Australian Rice Industry, representing and advocating for the interests of 1000 voluntary rice grower members.The RGA's main objective is to provide members with strong and effective representation on issues affecting the viability of their businesses, their communities and their industry. In addition, the RGA is responsible for delivering projects and communications to growers that seek to enhance their business, industry and communities.


The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) is seeking a motivated and dynamic Water Policy Manager to fill a nine (9) month maternity leave contract.

This is a part-time position (four days per week negotiable) is based in either the RGA’s Leeton or Deniliquin offices, NSW, or with the option to work remotely for suitable candidates, and reporting to the RGA’s Executive Director.

The Position: Policy Manager  responsible for leading the RGA's policy development and advocacy functions with respect to water policy, and for educating members on matters relevant to water policy. It is a fast paced and dynamic role as part of a small and friendly team.

The successful applicant will have an ability to:

  • comprehend complex policy issues,
  • develop and implement effective advocacy strategies,
  • exercise sound judgement,
  • communicate and negotiate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders, and
  • understand the needs and expectations of the RGA membership.

Tertiary qualifications and experience in agri-politics, agri-business, commerce, law, economics or similar disciplines will be highly regarded.

Travel and after business hours attendance at meetings and events is required.

For further details, email Applications close Sunday 16 May 2021. To apply, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to