Nurturing Agri-business learning and extension (eNABLE program)

Project details

Status: Current

High-impact training program

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and Rural Business Tasmania (RBT) are joining forces to provide a unique career development opportunity for people working in Tasmania’s agriculture sector.

eNABLE is a new training program that brings together TIA’s Extension Accelerator Program and RBT’s Cultivating Rural Excellence Program to create a high-impact training program that is relevant for farm owners and managers, and agricultural extension professionals and consultants.

Hands-on learning

eNABLE provides a valuable opportunity for early and mid-career extension professionals to learn hand-in-hand with farm managers and owners to the benefit of the Tasmanian agriculture sector.

Agricultural professionals will interact and learn from each other while developing important leadership skills and resilience.
A valuable part of this program will be the cross pollination that occurs between experienced extension officers, newly appointed extension officers and our agricultural leaders, offering extension and adoption as an everyday part of future farm management.

Participants will build long-term connections by working together in workshops and exploring topics including business management, communication skills and human relations.


eNABLE is a part-time program and will be delivered from April until October 2023. The study commitments will include one full-day workshop and one 2-hour online session each month.

Applications are open until 15 March 2023. For more information and to register please visit Rural Business Tasmania.

For more information contact:

Dr Saideepa Kumar


The program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry through the AgUp Program which support initiatives that will help secure and retain workers in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector.