Stuart McAlpine is a Wheatbelt farmer with 35 years of experience in agriculture and is committed to the environmental and social restoration of his region. He was co-founder of the Liebe Group and its inaugural president. He instigated the Regional Repopulation Plan with the Wheatbelt’s Dalwallinu Shire and chaired the Regional Repopulation Advisory Committee. In 1999, Mr McAlpine was Western Australian No-Till Farmer Of The Year, and in 2015 he received a Soil Health Champion Award. Mr McAlpine believes that successful food production will ultimately only be sustainable with an integrated approach that allows for continued improvement in the health of the ecosystem and can be demonstrated in operating farming systems.