Luke leads VFF team
LUKE Hooke has been appointed the new general manager policy for Victorian Farmers’ Federation.
The appointment follows roles with the state’s peak farming body that have included stakeholder, policy and advocacy manager and acting chief executive officer early this year.
Luke worked as a farmhand over 10 years on the family’s Willera stud at Serpentine and has been an adviser to federal and state MPs, including Murray Plains MP and Nationals leader Peter Walsh.
He has experience in policy development and issues management in the water, climate, environment, animal welfare policy areas.
Luke holds a Bachelor of Laws/International Relations, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Political Practice
He is a member of the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria’s Youth Advisory Committee and a CFA volunteer.
His focus leading the VFF policy team is on ensuring a rigorous and inclusive policy development process and ensuring VFF advocacy is effecting change.