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

ARLP Course 24: Session One experience 

Posted by Grant Melrose on Aug 30, 2017

Upon arriving in Darwin on the 24th July there was a mixed sense of cautiousness, anticipation and anxiety amongst the cohort of Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) Course 24. 

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Topics: ARLP

Nominations for Eddie Andriessen Award

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Aug 30, 2017

Nominations are now closed.

Calling nominations for Eddie Andriessen Award.

Nominations close COB 31 August 2017 (today).

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Topics: Awards

Australian Women in Agriculture Conference

Posted by Bernadette Fielding on Aug 21, 2017

Registration is Now Open for the 2017 Australian Women in Agriculture Conference!

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Topics: Conferences

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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