More than 600 members of the Northern Australian cattle industry are gathering in Darwin for the 30th anniversary of the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association today, marking the biggest conference in the association’s history.
For three decades the NTCA has provided unified representation for NT cattle producers at territory, federal and international level, and has earned a reputation for punching above its weight in ensuring the voice of the NT cattle industry is heard.
The program of speakers for today's speakers includes NT chief minister Adam Giles, NT primary industries minister Willem Westra Van Holthe, NTCA president David Warriner, founding Centre for International Economics chairman Dr Andy Stoeckel, MLA chief economist Tim McCrae, CH Asia Australia CEO Dr Caroline Hong, Think Global Consulting's David Thomas, Futureye Managing Direction Katherine Teh-White, and Kununurra WA producer Rob Boshammer.
The NTCA said the conference speakers have been selected to take a deep look at the long term outlook, the northern cattle industry’s place in the region, the growing expectations of consumers and how best to win confidence and support across the community.
Last night a range of ‘meet and greet’ events were held across Darwin hosted by event sponsors as a prelude to today's annual conference, which included a large dinner held by NAB Agribusiness at the Hilton Darwin. Click below to view pictures from last night's NAB Top End Beef Industry Dinner.
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