LRTAV Award winners
BLACKWELL Partnership won the 2018 Shane Knight Memorial Award announced at the recent LRTAV conference in Bendigo. The family farming enterprise, located near Dunkeld, Victoria, is comprised of brothers Charlie and Ed Blackwell and their partners, along with their parents Bill and Cee Blackwell. Charlie Blackwell accepted the award via video and stated that the work done on the property was about all about safety and welfare of livestock as well as farming efficiency and was simply good farming practice. The winner of the LRTAV Young Driver of the Year announced at the same event was Brady Fitzpatrick, of Graeme Thomas Transport. Runner-up was Devin Lafranchi, of IG and J Dance Livestock Transport.