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  • Ben Baghurst | Senior Consultant

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8207 5326

    Mobile: 0488 126 577

    Fax: (08) 8463 3336

    Email: ben.baghurst@sa.gov.au

    Ben Baghurst Capability Statement (PDF 278.1 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Natural Resource Management.

    The majority of Ben's projects have been associated with major environmental restoration, the mineral and energy industry, and water reso…

    Area of Expertise: Natural Resource Management.

    The majority of Ben's projects have been associated with major environmental restoration, the mineral and energy industry, and water resources sector. Ben has played an active role in developing carbon storage strategies as well as business cases for the PIRSA South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program (SARMS) and DEWNR Water Management Solution (WMS).

    Qualifications

    Doctorate of Philosophy in Marine Biology; Bachelor of Science (Honours) majoring in Environmental Biology; Diploma of Project Management; Bushland Condition Monitoring training

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      New Horizons

      The New Horizons program aims to improve poor quality soils and increase broad acre crops and pasture production.

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  • Rowena Brown | Principal Consultant

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8429 0346

    Mobile: 0476 809 930

    Fax: (08) 8463 3336

    Email: rowena.brown@sa.gov.au

    Rowena Brown Capability Statement (PDF 354.8 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Aboriginal Communication and Engagement.

    Rowena is Rural Solutions SA's Aboriginal engagement subject matter expert and provides leadership for PIRSA's Aboriginal Par…

    Area of Expertise: Aboriginal Communication and Engagement.

    Rowena is Rural Solutions SA's Aboriginal engagement subject matter expert and provides leadership for PIRSA's Aboriginal Partnership Unit. She brings a wealth of experience in terms of working in partnership with Aboriginal communities and government to achieve economic, environmental and social outcomes.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours in Ecotoursim

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      New Horizons

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  • Justine Drew | Team Leader - South

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8762 9114

    Mobile: 0427 618 854

    Email: justine.drew@sa.gov.au

    Justine Drew Capability Statement (PDF 276.5 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Team Leader.

    Justine has worked in the field of natural resource management for 18 years, specialising in pest management in the South East region. Her capabilities h…

    Area of Expertise: Team Leader.

    Justine has worked in the field of natural resource management for 18 years, specialising in pest management in the South East region. Her capabilities have been recognised with various assignments and leadership roles across South Australia in pest management, strategic planning in the public and private sectors and change management programs in State Government.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Applied Science (Natural Resource Management); Certificate IV in Business (Frontline Management)

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    Publications

    Rogers PJ, Drew M, Bailleul F and Goldsworthy SD (2016). Offshore survey of the biodiversity, distributions and habitat use of pelagic sharks in the Great Australian Bight. GABRP Research Report Number 7, Great Australian Bight Research Program, August 2016, 77pp.
    Offshore survey of the biodiversity, distributions and habitat use of pelagic sharks in the Great Australian Bight Download (7.1 MB)

    Steer, M.A., Fowler, A.J., McGarvey, R., Feenstra, J., Smart, J., Rogers, P.J., Earl, J., Beckmann, C., Drew, M. and Matthews, J. (2018). Assessment of the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery in 2017. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2017/000427-2. SARDI Research Report Series No. 1002. 230pp.
    Assessment of the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery in 2017. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture Download (8.6 MB)

    Drew, M., Rogers, P. and Huveneers, C. (2016). Slow life-history traits of a neritic predator, the bronze whaler (Carcharhinus brachyurus). Marine and Freshwater Research 67(3), 461-472.
    https://doi.org/10.1071/MF15399

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  • Erica Hancock | Team Leader - North

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8568 6400

    Mobile: 0401 122 091

    Fax: (08) 8568 6449

    Email: erica.hancock@sa.gov.au

    Erica Hancock Capability Statement (PDF 281.0 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Team Leader.

    Erica is one of Rural Solutions SA's Team Leaders and has been a project manager for 12 years. Erica has sound skills in negotiating work programs and ac…

    Area of Expertise: Team Leader.

    Erica is one of Rural Solutions SA's Team Leaders and has been a project manager for 12 years. Erica has sound skills in negotiating work programs and accessing suitably skilled people, establishing agreed milestones and work programs for project delivery teams. She actively provides mentoring and support to team members.

    Qualifications

    Diploma in Applied Science (Agriculture); Graduate Diploma in Appliced Science (Agriculture); Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training; Performance Management and Developmenbt; Project Evaluation Planning; PIRSA Women in Leadership; Working in Groups; Business Planning Principles

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  • Bruce Hancock | Senior Consultant

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8303 7691

    Mobile: 0417 813 545

    Email: bruce.hancock@sa.gov.au

    Bruce Hancock Capability Statement (PDF 322.0 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Livestock.

    Bruce is a Rural Solutions SA senior livestock consultant and one of our livestock subject matter experts. He has over 35 years of experience in agricultur…

    Area of Expertise: Livestock.

    Bruce is a Rural Solutions SA senior livestock consultant and one of our livestock subject matter experts. He has over 35 years of experience in agricultural development, industry empowerment and capacity building.

    Qualifications

    Diploma in Applied Science (Agriculture); Diploma in Project Management; Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training; AUS-MEAT Certificate of Proficiency in Carcase Fat Measurement

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