'Meat Industry Essentials' online training videos

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jul 12, 2018

AMPC and MINTRAC have recently completed work on a series of short, sharp online videos which can be used by red meat processing companies and trainers to support induction, careers promotion, commencement of training, and refresher training. The videos are now available in five different languages (Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipino and Portuguese).

Each video is accompanied by worksheets, also available in multiple languages (contact MINTRAC at mintrac@mintrac.com.au). 

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Topics: AMPC, red meat, animal welfare, lamb, sheep, beef, mintrac, training

MINTRAC Meat Micro Workshop 2018

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Apr 23, 2018

If you’re interested in upskilling your knowledge on microbiological meat testing, be sure to register to attend MINTRAC’s Meat Micro workshop in Wagga Wagga from May 24-25.

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Topics: AMPC, mintrac, training, workshop

Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed and set to be ratified

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Mar 13, 2018
The Australian red meat industry is set to benefit from the new Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) that has recently been signed on March 8, 2018 in Santiago, Chile by the trade ministers of the eleven countries party to the agreement.
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Topics: 2018, AMPC, red meat, TPP, trade

Maddison Corlett wins AMPC Award at 2018 Science and Innovation Awards

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Mar 13, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Murdoch University PhD student, Maddison Corlett, has recently taken home the AMPC Award at the 2018 Science and Innovation Awards, hosted by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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Topics: ABARES, 2018, innovation, lamb, meat science

New TPP agreement signals big win for Australian red meat industry

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Feb 1, 2018

In a significant win for the Australian red meat industry, an update has been announced last week that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the 11 parties will be signed in Chile in March 2018.

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Topics: AMPC, red meat, TPP, trade

AMPC Board of Directors elect and announce a new Chair and Deputy Chair

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 31, 2018

The newly elected Board of Directors of Australian Meat Processor Corporation Ltd (AMPC) met today for their first board meeting for 2018 and for the first time since the recent elections held on 27 November 2017. They have duly appointed the key office holders’ roles as follows.

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Topics: AMPC Updates, Board of Directors

LambEx 2018 - Join us!

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 19, 2018

LambEx 2018 is a celebration of all that is great about Australia's sheep and lamb industries, and is set to feature a compelling program with some outstanding speakers and an opportunity to network with all sectors of the value chain.

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Topics: Conferences, 2018, AMPC, red meat, lamb, lambex2018, sheep

64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology 2018

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 19, 2018

The 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology is one of the most important events on the 2018 red meat calendar, bringing together both local and international professionals from research, academia, government and industry. 

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Topics: Conferences, 2018, red meat, lamb, sheep, beef, research, ICoMST, meat science

Beef Australia 2018 Expo

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 19, 2018

Get ready for Beef Australia 2018, Australia’s national beef expo and one of the world’s great beef cattle events, held just once every three years in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, from 6 - 12 May.

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Topics: Conferences, AMPC, red meat, beef australia 2018, beef

2018 AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 9, 2018

The AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of AgriFutures Australia (formerly the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation) that aims to attract students who are collaborative, dynamic, passionate and are striving to be future leaders in the Australian agriculture industry.

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Topics: Scholarships, 2018, agriculture, AMPC

Submission to UK government on trade and investment relationship with Australia

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 9, 2018

In March 2017, the Australian government requested a submission from the red meat industry regarding an inquiry into Australia’s trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom.

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AMPC meets with TruckSafe to discuss Animal Welfare Module

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 5, 2018

AMPC and the Australian red meat industry have a strong commitment to animal welfare practices.  AMPC recently met with TruckSafe National Manager, Mr Justin Flemming, to review the TruckSafe Animal Welfare Module (formerly TruckCare), an audited quality assurance program for livestock transport.

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Topics: AMPC, transport, animal welfare