New Chair Recruitment

WALRC is currently recruiting for a new chair to replace Dr Tim Watts who retires in 2022. Click here for the advertisement and information about how to apply; and here for the selection criteria. Applications close December 13.
Tim Watts



Veterinarian and Pingelly sheep producer Tim Watts has held a number of sheep industry business and strategic roles over his career to date. He has extensive research and extension experience from his work with BioClip and as a project consultant to a range of veterinary pharmaceutical companies. He continues to advocate for the adoption of strategies that will deliver improved profit margins within the sheep enterprise.

Esther Jones

WALRC Executive Officer


Esther is an experienced executive officer with an extensive network throughout the Australian red meat industry, from farm to research. Her 20-year career as the curator of major agricultural conferences and celebrations brings another dimension to her professional executive office services.