ARLP Course 24: Grant Melrose

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Aug 10, 2017

Course 24 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program have completed their two week session in the Kimberley, WA. The participants including AMPC sponsor Grant Melrose from John Dee Warwick met in  Darwin on Day one before the group moved on to Kununurra. 

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Topics: ARLP

Biosecurity Workshop - Emergency Animal Disease

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Aug 4, 2017

The WA Department of Primary Industires and Regional Development have an upcoming Emergency Animal Disease workshop. The workshop is aimed at the OPVs and meat inspection staff at abattoirs an focuses on disease recognition, sample taking and reporting protocols. People can attend just the Saturday session if necessary. 

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Topics: Emergency Animal Disease

AMPC Board response to DEXA rollout

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jul 28, 2017
  • Red Meat Industry comes together for whole supply chain benefit;
  • AMPC Board supports the MLA's unprecedented industry initiative of "industry-wide accelerated roll out" of DEXA technology (DEXA150).

On Tuesday, the AMPC Board sat at its scheduled board meeting where one of its tasks was to formerly consider the written request by the Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to support their ambitious project and to jointly fund the proposed $150 million plan for the "accelerated roll out of DEXA technology" to interested AUS-MEAT accredited red meat processing plants. 

In its capacity as the red meat industry research and marketing body and donor company, the AMPC Board of directors were unanimous in their support of the proposal, commending the MLA for their boldness in bringing this plan to consideration for the whole of industry benefit. The Board recognised that this is a project of unprecedented scope in the wider Australia Agricultural Research and Development Corporation's history and were mindful of the thoughtful and prudent nature of the decision making required.

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Topics: DEXA

CALL FOR KEY TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE PRIORITIES: NATIONAL FREIGHT & SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Jul 21, 2017

Transport and infrastructure continues to be a major cost and efficiency issues for all players in the red meat industry from paddock to plate.

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Topics: Supply Chain

Three Leaders Graduated from the Australian Agribusiness Leadership Program

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Jun 15, 2017

Congratulations to Bradley Siddans (Oakey Beef Exports Pty Ltd), Renee Teys (Teys Australia Pty Ltd) and Scott Glasser (Millmerran Meat Holdings Pty Ltd) who graduated from the Australian Agribusiness Leadership Program 2017 ran by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation last week on Thursday 8th June 2017.

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EY launches its final report of the Independent Review into Dexa Technology

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Jun 8, 2017

EY’s Independent Review of proposed installation of DEXA in AUS-MEAT registered processing facilities concludes with Australian Red Meat Industry in unison on need

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Invitation to participate in research

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Jun 2, 2017

THIS SURVEY IS NOW COMPLETED

AMPC has commissioned Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to research the social impact of the activities of the Australian Red Meat

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AMPC Research Providers Accelerated Engagement

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on May 17, 2017

AMPC is currently funding a project to determine the Impact of Extended Shelf-Life of Chilled Beef into Overseas Markets. The Chinese visit to Cowra was part of the capacity

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AMPC makes submission on trade & investment with UK

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on May 12, 2017

On the 20th April 2017, AMPC received an email from Andrew Dawson, Inquiry Secretary of the Joint Standing Committee of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade advising the establishment

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The WHS Website for Meat Processing Supervisors

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on May 8, 2017

In 2012 AMPC and MINTRAC developed the Workplace Health and Safety for Meat Industry Supervisors' Website. This website is designed specifically for meat industry

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EY’s Second Issues Paper highlights key issues for Red Meat Industry DEXA proposal

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on May 3, 2017

EY has today issued a second Issues Paper as part of its Independent Review into the MLA’s proposed investment in Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) technology

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Topics: DEXA

AMPC on Sky News Business

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on May 3, 2017

If you missed AMPC Chairman Peter Noble on #TICKY – catch the interview here.

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