Awesome opportunity to spend your gap year on an Australian Cotton Farm

Do you know someone who is finishing their year 12 exams this year and looking to take a gap year in 2017? They may be interested in Cotton Gap – a program that supports and connects school leavers, linking them to opportunities in the cotton industry straight after school. Cotton Gap is facilitated by Cotton Australia.

Please forward this information to interested school-leavers, families and employers

Key facts

  • 17 positions available for school leavers seeking a gap year
  • Work opportunities available in NSW (Hillston, Warren, Wee Waa and Moree) and Queensland (Goondiwindi, Mungindi and Talwood)
  • Positions available on both family and corporate farms in some of the industry’s most reputable and impressive farming enterprises
  • Multiple opportunities available on single farms affording the option for friends to work together
  • Accommodation, in many cases, will be provided
  • Support and networking opportunities being developed for participants

More information

For more information about the Cotton Gap program, visit Cotton Australia’s website

Students seeking additional information are encouraged to contact Cotton Australia Graduate Policy Officer Claudia Vicary to request details of the positions available:

Photo by Justin Yarrow (left) with Sarah Mulligan (right)

Author: Picture You in Agriculture

The world needs creative, innovative and courageous young people who can connect, collaborate and act. We know that youth may only be 20% of the population but they are 100% of the future. The time is now to let them share their dreams and design the future they want to see.

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