Don Campbell Memorial Tour


The Don Campbell Memorial Study Tour is a five-day tour of the northern Tasmanian dairy industry by a group of 10 to 14 young farmers. It is held every year in March and applications open in September the previous year.

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 development and networking opportunities.

How to apply

Applications open in September and application forms can be found below or by contacting the office on 03 5624 3900 or
Send a written application to by January. Successful applicants will then be invited to a video conference or face to face interview, depending on their location.


Where does the tour travel to?
Northern Tasmanian Dairy Belt

When does it take place?
Every year in March, to align with the Tasmanian Dairy Conference.

How long does it go for?
Five days

Who can go?
Dairy industry people aged between 18-40

What is the purpose of the tour?
To explore different 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 conducted either face to face or via video conference.

How much does it cost?
Participants contribute $250, GippsDairy sponsors the remainder of costs. 

When are applications open?
August/September each year.

Where do I get an application?
Contact the GippsDairy office on 03 5624 3900, keep an eye on our Facebook pages YDN – Gippsland and GippsDairy or

Download application 

  • Application Don Campbell Memorial Study Tour

    (09 June 2021)
    PDF, 190.42 KB

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