Industry Updates

We strive for an exceptional red meat and livestock industry and work continuously across a range of proactive and reactive matters.

Our Industry Updates will bring you all the valuable insights, highlights, lowlights and intel on our red meat industry, from Canberra and right across the country, to ensure you’re always in the know.

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April 8, 2019

PEOPLE MUST COME FIRST IN THE GREAT RED MEAT DEBATE

When we talk about regional and rural crime for the Australian red meat and livestock industry this conjures up images…

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March 28, 2019

THE NEXT AUSSIE RED MEAT STRATEGY: A PEOPLE-FOCUSED PLAN FOR CHANGE

The current Meat Industry Strategic Plan will have run its course by 2020, so it’s time to create our fifth MISP, covering the period 2020-2030.

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March 27, 2019

AN INTERVIEW WITH DALENE WRAY

If it’s going on in the red meat industry, Dalene Wray knows about it. Here she covers topics close to her heart, including gender diversity, sustainability and the event that’s set to bring together women from across the meat supply chain.

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March 27, 2019

AN INTERVIEW WITH HANNA DARMODY

Hanna Darmody isn’t your typical 23 year old. Here she shares what it means to be young, female and working within the red meat industry in 2019.

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March 26, 2019

CLIMATE PROOFING AUSTRALIA WELCOMES $30M FUND FOR CARBON AND BIODIVERSITY BENEFITS ON FARMS

Climate Proofing Australia (CPA) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a $30 million pilot Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship Program, and urges…

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March 13, 2019

RED MEAT MOU GREEN PAPER – HAVE YOUR SAY UNTIL 15 APRIL

Submissions on the Taskforce’s Green paper have been extended by one month. Now’s the time to have your say.

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March 4, 2019

TRADE DEAL WITH INDONESIA TO BENEFIT AUSSIE RED MEAT BUSINESSES

We were delighted to welcome the signing of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). Here’s why.

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February 21, 2019

CLIMATE PROOFING AUSTRALIA: A WHOLE-OF-LANDSCAPE APPROACH TO TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE

Representatives from the agriculture, forestry and ecological restoration industries have today launched an unprecedented cross-sector alliance and collaborative land management…

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February 21, 2019

RED MEAT REFORM GATHERS STEAM

14 February 2019 An overhaul of Australia’s $18 billion red meat and livestock industry drew one step closer today with…

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January 30, 2019

AN INTERVIEW WITH PIP BAND

The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) invited Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to attend the COP24 climate negotiations…

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January 21, 2019

GLOBAL TRADE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER IN 2019

It’s a new year, and with it comes fresh perspective as we look back on the events of the past…

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December 17, 2018

AN INTERVIEW WITH MINISTER SIMON BIRMINGHAM

Minister Simon Birmingham, Senator for South Australia was appointed as Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment in August 2018 and is the Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate.

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