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"​TASTE for me was the best!"

  • "There wasn’t any time of the week that I didn’t enjoy or learn something new. It was an experience I’ll never forget."
  • Cloe - 2016 TASTE participant and 2017 student

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TASTE (The Agricultural Skills & Technology Experience)


Giving secondary school students the opportunity to explore the diverse career opportunities available in agriculture and rural industries.

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TASTE Holiday Program

Explore a career in agriculture and rural industries - come and RIDE IT, DRIVE IT, GROW IT, TASTE IT!

The Agricultural Skills and Technology Experience (TASTE) program1 is designed to help secondary school students explore the wide range of career and training opportunities available in agriculture and rural industries.

Get hands on experience at our working industry-scale properties, meet experienced industry specialists and develop an appreciation of the practical skills training and innovative technology that will help forge a career in agriculture – all in a fun and interactive environment!

Open to Year 10, 11 and 12 students aged 15 years and over, the 5-day TASTE program is held during school holidays at:

  • Emerald Agricultural College and,
  • Longreach Pastoral College

1 TASTE is a non-accredited program, but a seriously good time! Students receive a Certificate of Participation at completion of the program.