Hayley will be chair of Session 10. A focus on carbon and water. Click here to see more.
Hayley Purbrick is a proud fifth-generation family member of one of the oldest winemaking families and carbon neutral wineries in Australia. With a background in direct to consumer marketing and agriculture she is turning the historic Tahbilk vineyard into one of the most environmentally friendly in the country. Outside of the winery, Hayley lives in Deniliquin and is an active advocate for growing strong agricultural industries and thriving rural communities. In 2015 she founded social enterprise Big Sky Ideas to champion entrepreneurial spirit in rural Australia. In 2017 she was a Finalist of both the Regional Australia Institute Light Bulb Moments Competition and NSW/ACT Agrifutures Rural Woman of the Year. In 2019 she graduated from the Wine Australia Future Leaders Program. In 2020 Hayley finished her term on the Australian Grape & Wine Sustainability Advisory Committee and is currently a member of the Board of Wine Victoria.