Tim O’Halloran

NSW Farmer
Director since 2007

Tim runs a mixed farm business at Tylden with his family, 30km north east of Balranald, NSW. Tim started growing grain in 1981, after previously being a wool classer.

He has tried different types of farming, and products over the years to try and get an edge on growing grain in low rainfall country. Tim is an active member of the Homebush and Balranald communities, serving as a Life Member of the Homebush Recreational Reserve Trust and as Fire Captain of the Homebush Bushfire Brigade for 30 years.

Tim has had involvement in a number of other organisations including chair and deputy chair of the Rural Lands Protection Board, Chair and secretary of the New South Wales farmers branch, and Chair and member of Balranald and District Merino Bredders Association.

Tim attempted to play cricket for many years and was the district Chairman of the association for twenty years, however the most pleasing of all committee’s was the local football team, between 1984 and 1989, and when Tim was involved in the first Grand Final win in 1989.

Tim is also a member of the Executive, Finance and Audit and, Communication and Membership, subcommittees.