Agriculture a career for everyone: High school resources

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The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) supports the growth of the state's agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.   Funded by the state government's Royalties for Regions program, the department has developed six curiculum packages to help students explore the tasks, activities and careers in agriculture.  The packages have been developed for primary school students in years nine to ten. Each package aligns with the requirements of one or more elements of the Australian Curriculum.


These curriculum packages are intended to help high school students develop an understanding of the different careers in agriculture while supporting curriculum activities. There are thousands of different careers and jobs in agriculture.  These packages are based around six broad categories of work or professional development that students may consider.  

These include:

To find out more go to the Careers in food and fibre pages.

Each package is provided in different formats for ease of use and adaptation for class needs.

The 'Careers in agriculture' curriculum packages for high school students are:



Nikki Poulish