Andrew is a second-generation dairy farmer currently share farming 440 cows at Branxholm in the picturesque North East of Tasmania, along with his wife Jenny and their 4 young boys. After leaving school Andrew spent 10 years away from Tasmania engaged in different career pathways that dairy farming offers. Never one to sit back and since returning to active farm management in 2010, Andrew has become increasingly involved off farm in post farm gate industry and community roles. He is Chair of the Ringarooma Water Users Group, TFGA Dairy councillor and the TFGA Dairy Council Rep on the DairyTas board. He also serves the interest of Tasmanian dairy farmers on the Farming systems and Herd Improvement Policy Advisory Group for Australian Dairy Farmers.