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Project Update: Australian Export Meat Inspection Service (AEMIS) Review

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Apr 2, 2019

We're pleased to announce an update of the following project: 'Australian Export Meat Inspection Service (AEMIS) Review', as part of AMPC's Marketing & Market Access program.

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Topics: AEMIS, Export, EOI, Market Acess, Project, Inspection, MMA

Leanne Heywood awarded NSW Business Woman of the Year

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Mar 7, 2019

The board, staff and members of the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) congratulate Leanne Heywood on winning the 2019 NSW Business Woman of the Year award in Sydney last night.

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Topics: Awards, Board of Directors, 2019, Event, Women, Business

Sheep CRC Final Conference

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Mar 4, 2019


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Topics: Conferences, Sponsorships, lamb, sheep, research, 2019, Event

2019 Science Innovation Award Winner

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Mar 1, 2019

The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) is delighted to announce that Queensland University of Technology’s plasma scientist, Dr. Kateryna (Katia) Bazaka, is the AMPC award recipient for this year’s 2019 Science and Innovation Awards.

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Topics: Awards, ABARES, innovation, Science, Wastewater, Plasma, 2019

Feedback wanted for the Red Meat MOU Green Paper

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Feb 20, 2019

The structure of Australia’s red meat industry is under review and your views as industry members are sought before submissions close at 5:00pm AEDT Friday 14 March 2019.

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Topics: red meat, Taskforce, RMI, MOU, Green Paper, Collaboration, Change

Advice from an ARLF scholarship winner: everything is about to change

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Feb 7, 2019

Grant Melrose, who oversees continuous improvement management for vertically integrated processor John Dee in Queensland, has always lived and breathed agribusiness. But like so many in the sector, his early training was informal, learning from those who went before. About five years back he set himself on a path to formal learning – and it’s led him to the most interesting places.

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Topics: ARLP, Scholarships, AMPC, leadership, Vocational training, CEE, Program 4


Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 24, 2019

The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) today welcomed the release of the Australian Labor Party’s (ALP), Red Meat Strategy Discussion Paper.

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Topics: red meat, government, regulation, ALP, election, strategy, paper, labor


Posted by AMPC Blogger on Nov 16, 2018
Join these free information sessions, hosted by Austrade, on the Free Trade Agreement Market Entry (FTA-ME) Grant. The sessions will provide potential applicants with the information needed to make an informed decision on applying for a grant under the FTA-ME.

Brisbane - 19 November
Sydney - 20 November
Canberra - 21 November
Melbourne - 22 November
Hobart - 23 November

For more information and to register click here

For potential applicants in remote locations details of a webinar will be circulated in the near future.
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Topics: Grants, trade, training, workshop

“Cost to Operate Report” released by AMPC

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Nov 16, 2018

The Australian red meat processing industry is estimated to have contributed over $21 billion in value add to the economy in 2015/16 and is responsible for creating nearly 130,000 jobs mostly in regional and rural Australia, according to a report commissioned by the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC).

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Topics: regulation, costs

Australia ratifies Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) trade agreement

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Nov 6, 2018

Australia has ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) giving red meat processors greater market access, and better business and investment opportunities.

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Topics: red meat, TPP, trade, government, Economics

2018 Eddie Andriessen award winner

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Oct 25, 2018

It was with great pleasure that Mark Richard, Meat Industry Teacher, TAFE Queensland was presented with the 2018 Eddie Andriessen Award at this year's Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance (MI&QA) Conference in Surfers Paradise.

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Topics: Awards, mintrac, training, AMIC, MI&QA

AMPC and Curtin Uni combat food-borne disease

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Sep 24, 2018

AMPC has teamed up with Curtin University’s School of Molecular and Life Sciences to tackle the $1.2 billion economic impact of food-borne diseases by developing a simple, efficient and more accurate genetic test that signals the presence of pathogens through a simple colour indicator.

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Topics: Awards, innovation, AMPC, red meat, research, meat science