Australian Institute of Company Directors Course

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Dec 8, 2017

The long term productivity and profitability of the grassfed beef industry is reliant on the industry being represented by producers with strong corporate governance and leadership skills. Cattle Council of Australia, in conjunction with Meat & Livestock Australia, are providing the opportunity for grassfed beef producers to develop their skills in corporate governance.

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Melissa Fletcher heralds a new generation of Australian red meat industry leaders

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Dec 8, 2017

Our recently elected First Processor Director, Melissa Fletcher, represents a new generation of Australian red meat industry leaders, Beef Central discovered.

Read the full article here.

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Beef and Lamb offal survey for improving market access

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Dec 6, 2017

 

AMPC and MLA have established a joint approach to portfolio development and project contracting, management and extension in the area of food safety which will ensure that the strategic priorities of each sector (producer and processor) can be addressed in an efficient manner while avoiding duplication of effort and resources.

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Red meat industry can be carbon neutral by 2030

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Nov 23, 2017

Managing Director of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), Richard Norton, has announced that Australia’s red meat industry can be carbon neutral by 2030.

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New showcase clips - Meat Industry Environment Network

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Nov 16, 2017

AMPC and MINTRAC are pleased to present two new showcase clips as part of the Meat Industry Environment Network project.

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Peru-Australia trade deal welcomed

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Nov 13, 2017

On Friday, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the announcement of an agreed preferential trade deal between Peru and Australia.

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JBS to take former Churchill meat workers

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Oct 24, 2017

Following the closure of the Churchill beef abattoir near Ipswich and with two other nearby meat processing facilities facing closure, the Queensland Government will provide up to $1.2 million for use in retraining workers via the Jobs and Regional Growth Fund.

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EU and Canada settle cattle battle at the WTO

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Oct 24, 2017

The European Union and Canada have ended a 21-year dispute over hormone-treated meat after agreeing a wider trade agreement, they said in a filing published by the World Trade Organization in October.

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RMAC release first State of the Industry Report

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Oct 19, 2017

The Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC), in partnership with its members and with support from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), released the first State of the Industry Report for the Australian red meat and livestock industry yesterday.

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FUNDING GRANTS FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN MANUFACTURING

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Sep 14, 2017
Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders  across Australia’s manufacturing sector. 

The initiative is providing women with grants to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs. 

The leadership development programs are part-time and delivered nationally via WLA’s blended learning model. Scholarship funding is strictly limited and will be awarded based on a set of selection criteria being met.

Find out more and register your interest by completing the Expression of Interest form here prior to 29th September.
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Topics: Grants

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Report

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Sep 13, 2017

A highly anticipated Senate report was tabled yesterday after a two-year inquiry into competition in the red meat processing sector conducted by the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee. 

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Topics: Senate

2018 Science and Innovation Awards

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Aug 31, 2017

Grants to realise big ideas from young rural innovators.

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Topics: Grants