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Review recommends 10 changes to regional telecommunications

A Government pulse check of regional telecommunications has made 10 recommendations to improve the service experience of regional, rural and remote users.
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Beef Central, December 6, 2018

Confidence/connectivity constraints hold back farm IT adoption

Better internet connectivity and a targeted education process that demystifies the digital world are desperately needed to give farmers the confidence to fire up the on-farm automation revolution…Read More

Jon Condon, March 9, 2018

Industry views on proposed red meat reform: CPA

Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) has issued a media release following on from a Cattle Council of Australia’s (CCA) media statement Red Meat Advisory Council’s (RMAC) White Paper recommendations for a restructured red meat industry organisational framework…Read More

Beef Central, October 18, 2019

Agents for change (or do you need a change in agent?)

A good livestock agent, like many service providers, can be invaluable to a livestock business, but a bad one can be very expensive. The agency game has seen a lot of changes over the last 20 years, and there are many more options available to producers than there used to be…Read More

Tom Copley and Ian McLean, October 17, 2019

Industry reacts to Red Meat 2030: MLA and AgForce

Meat & Livestock Australia and Queensland producer group AgForce have responded to the Red Meat 2030 meat industry strategic plan released yesterday with varying reactions…Read More

Beef Central, October 17, 2019

Changes will give more 30,000 farmers access to Farm Household Allowance

The Australian Government has introduced improvements to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) designed to help more than 30,000 farmers gain access to immediate support. ..Read More

James Nason, October 17, 2019

Red Meat 2030 released, with goal to double red meat sales value within 10 years

A plan to guide and grow Australia’s red meat industry over the next 10 years has been released this morning, setting an ambitious goal to double the value of industry sales to $57 billion and triple the amount of capital invested in the sector within the next decade…Read More

Beef Central, October 16, 2019

Red meat strategy launched, structure still a work in progress

The Red Meat 2030 plan released today outlines a strategy for Australia’s red meat sector for the next 10 years. How the industry governance bodies that will deliver that strategy will be structured over that period is still in question…Read More

James Nason, October 16, 2019

MLA Board nominees announced, chair to retire

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) members will be asked to elect one new Director and re-elect two existing Directors of MLA at the service company’s upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Tamworth on 20 November 2019…Read More

Beef Central, October 16, 2019

Surprise management buyout of CPC launched

A surprise management buyout of Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC) has been launched in a deal reported to be worth over $600 million…Read More

James Nason, October 16, 2019

African Swine Fever drives global protein shortage to a critical level in 2020

‘In 30 years of meat trading I have never seen such a global protein deficit before’, writes independent analyst Simon Quilty writes in his latest African Swine Fever update. ..Read More

Simon Quilty, October 15, 2019

Meat Business Women conference: Time for action to bridge diversity gap

Over 250 attendees gathered in Brisbane for the second Australian Meat Business Women (MBW) conference, headlined by founder and global chair of MBW, Laura Ryan…Read More

Beef Central, October 15, 2019

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