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Cattle producer representation: the $500,000 question

James Nason, 08 November 2018

A $500,000 grant to establish a new directly-elected national body to represent Australian cattle producers is still sitting in a Government bank account unpaid more than a year after the funding was pledged.

Cattle Council outlines its next steps

Beef Central, 23 January 2018

In a media released issued this afternoon Cattle Council of Australia says it is committed to moving the organisation forward with a model that demonstrates increased transparency and increased representation across the beef industry.

Two weeks left to apply for company directors course

Beef Central, 16 January 2018

Grassfed beef producers have two more weeks to apply for the Australian Institute of Company Directors course, funded through Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia.

Seven Company Directors course places on offer for grassfed cattle producers

Beef Central, 04 December 2017

Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia are offering seven places in a five-day Australian Institute of Company Directors course for grassfed cattle producers to develop their skills in corporate governance.

Cattle Council of Australia names new CEO

Beef Central, 24 November 2017

After holding its 2017 annual general meeting in Alice Springs earlier this week the Cattle Council of Australia has announced a Chief Executive Officer to replace Duncan Bremner, who resigned from the position in July. 

Cattle Council to receive $1.9m from MLA, project to upskill producer leadership

James Nason, 15 August 2017

Cattle Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia have today finalised a new two year project through which the peak industry council will receive $1.9m in levy-funding from MLA to conduct specific project work, focused specifically on developing grassfed producer leadership skills.

Workshops to help producers understand Farm Biosecurity Plan

Beef Central, 28 July 2017

From 1 October 2017, sheep, goat and cattle producers will need to complete a Farm Biosecurity Plan (FBP) to maintain or obtain accreditation under the Livestock Production Assurance program (LPA).

Sound of grassfed cattle industry reform: crickets chirping

James Nason, 25 July 2017

It’s been two years since Cattle Council of Australia and various self-appointed grower groups agreed on a new restructure model to improve grassfed cattle producer representation in Australia. The sound of the reform process since that time: crickets.

New tool can help transform financial literacy across beef industry: Cattle Council

Beef Central, 09 May 2017

A new financial literacy tool designed for Australian agriculture can help to transform how Australian beef producers operate their businesses, according to Cattle Council Chief Executive Officer, Duncan Bremner.

More approved supplements approved for use under PCAS programs

Beef Central, 06 March 2017

Producers selling cattle under the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System (PCAS) now have more options for feeding cattle.