We provide you with a front row seat to the dynamic Australian horticulture industry, with direct access to industry leaders who deliver a specialised program exploring exactly what it takes to be successful in the Australian business world.

Through real-life examples and case studies, our comprehensive program works through the key aspects of running a thriving business and will assist in navigating the ever-changing legal and compliance landscape.

We offer a rare insight into an Australian business success story and shares the key aspects that help shape the ability for Australian businesses to compete on a global scale.

About Us

We are an education company established by industry specialists. Our programs are designed to support your business from the ground up and inspire a new generation of smarter, safer workers both in horticulture and the wider industry.


The industry to develop a safe a secure horticulture industry for the future. We are changing the model to help you become an industry leader.



People, capabilities and capacity to ensure that future generations aspire for a career in our industry. Improving knowledge and access to work.



Minds to feed the world. Nurturing the industry needs so that Australian producers can sustainably feed the ever-growing world population.


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Catherine Velisha

Managing Director
Velisha Farms

A third-generation farmer, Catherine has transformed a small family-owned business into a modern and thriving agricultural organisation.

As MD of Velisha Farms, Catherine has overcome many challenges to create an environment that is respected by business leaders and academics both locally and throughout the world. With hands on experience, her insight into business and change management is a highly sought after commodity.

Catherine’s leadership, courage and commitment was recently recognised as a recipient of a prestigious Nuffield Farming Scholarship

Neil Salvador

GradDipLegalMgt, LLB
DipBus DipEd

Neil has extensive experience in senior management roles in large public organisations such as Toll Holdings and Asciano Pty Ltd.

Admitted to practice law, Neil has managed complex employment and safety matters throughout Australia for many years. This knowledge and experience was recognised through teaching awards at RMIT, where Neil currently lectures regularly in employment and safety law.

Assisting Velisha Farms in establishing strong compliance processes, Neil joined forces with Catherine to form Velisha Education Group.

We all know what it’s like…

Your business is going great (or not… COVID-19); you’re doing the things you know. But you also know that there are some pinch points in your business; some areas that could be safer, some processes you need to introduce.
But you’re frozen: I don’t know what to do? I don’t know where to start? Will the business afford it? Am I putting myself or business at risk?

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