Don Campbell Memorial Tour


The Don Campbell Memorial Tour is a six days and five nights tour of the Northern Tasmanian dairy industry by a group of 10 to 14 young dairy professionals.

The late Don Campbell was a dairy farmer from Yannathan in Gippsland and the first chair of the GippsDairy board. He was passionate about the development of young people within the dairy industry.

The tour was named in his honour and provides valuable insights into the dairy industry, along with personal and professional development and networking opportunities.

How to apply

Applications are open for the month of September and forms can be found below or by contacting the office on 03 5624 3900 or
Send completed forms to by 30 September. Successful application forms will then be shortlisted and progress to an interview round via video conference call or face to face interview, depending on their location.


Who can apply?

Dairy industry people aged between 18-40 with a minimum 12 months industry experience. Additional requirements can be found in the application form.

Where does the tour travel to?

Northern Tasmanian Dairy Belt.

When does it take place?

Annually in February/March to align with the Tasmanian Dairy Conference.

How long does it go for?

Six days and five nights.

What is the purpose of the tour?

To explore different dairy farming systems, experience a professional conference and create new network contacts.

What do I have to do to apply?

Complete a written application and send it to Successful applications will then proceed to an interview. 

When are applications open?

For the month of September each year.

Where do I get an application?

Application forms can be downloaded below. If you have any questions contact the GippsDairy office on 03 5624 3900. Keep an eye on our Facebook pages YDN – Gippsland and GippsDairy for updates.

How much does it cost?

The tour is heavily subsidised by GippsDairy, although a participant contribution is required and will be specified on the application form. 

Download application 

  • Application Don Campbell Memorial Study Tour 2023PDF653.16 KB

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