Duncan Fraser is a long time advocate and member of the agricultural community, with over 30 years of experience with various state, federal and commodity Agri-political organisations. A former National Farmers’ Federation president, Chair of the NFF’s Workplace Relations Committee and Junior Vice President of NSW Farmers’ Association, in 2015 Duncan was made a Member in the General Division (AM) for his significant service to primary industry, to professional associations and to education and training.

Duncan held many executive positions within the NSW Farmers Association, including general council and committees for wool, sheep meat, meat and livestock, education, workplace relations and conservation and resource management. His other previous roles include Chair of Farmsafe NSW and Deputy Chair of Farmsafe Australia as well as more recently, Chair of the Sheep Industries CRC and Chair of the Implementation Committee of the National Wild Dog Action Plan. Duncan was a Director of Prime Super from 2010 to 2020. Currently he is a member of the Tocal College Advisory Council.

Duncan, with his family owns and manages a pastoral and irrigation property near Hay in NSW, producing wool, sheep meat and beef.  He holds a Bachelor degree of Agriculture Economics from the University of New England.