Call for Expressions of Interest to join the Rylington Park Committee

Published on Monday, 9 May 2022 at 4:12:00 PM

Call for Expressions of Interest to join the Rylington Park Committee

At an Ordinary Council meeting held on the 28th April 2022, Council resolved to expand membership of the Rylington Park Committee to include  an additional  committee member from the Community.

The Committee currently comprises of 4 Councillors and 3 Community members and is Chaired by the Shire President.

Background Information

“The Rylington Park Institute for Agricultural Training and Research (Rylington Park) is located 27km from Boyup Brook town site on the Boyup Brook – Cranbrook Road in Mayanup.

The 650-hectare property was gifted to the Shire of Boyup Brook in 1985 by the late Mr Eric Farleigh for Research and Training in Agriculture and the betterment of Boyup Brook.

Currently the property is managed by the Shire of Boyup, who employ staff to operate the farm, host shearing schools and coordinate fertiliser and seed trials on the property. 

Rylington Park host field days each year, which include the ‘Storm in a Teacup’ Women’s Day in March and the Annual Field Day in September.

Supporting youth in the district who are considering a future in agriculture, Rylington Park provides financial support by granting scholarships to students attending Agriculture Schools in Year 11 and 12.

With the financial support of Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), Rylington Park hosts 8 shearing, and wool classing schools each year.   These training schools attract youth to take up the shearing or sheep handling profession, which is important for the sustainability of the Sheep industry.”

Further information can be obtained by clicking on the following  link

As a Rylington Park Committee member:

  • Have a commitment to the betterment of Rylington Park
  • The ability to attend and contribute to committee meetings once a month
  • The position will be voluntary


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Richard Walker, Shire President on 0429 661 050.

To submit your interest in the role, please email

Attention to the Shire President, with the following details by Friday 3 June 2022 – 4.30pm.

  • Name
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Why would you like to apply for this position?

Dale Putland

Chief Executive Officer

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