Cattle Producers Australia progressing reform for Cattle Industry

Media Release 19 October 2020 Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) Chair Dr Paul Wright provided a statement today after the recent public commentary over the lack of progress for much-needed red meat industry organisational restructure. Dr Wright said that “CPA has been involved in many discussions behind the scenes on matters related to the red meat…

CPA’s response to Shan Goodwin’s Article: Beef pushes back on red tape, fake claims

22 September 2020 Dr Paul Wright Chair of Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) congratulates Alice Greenup on her recognition of some key issues integral to effective red meat industry representative reform (see FarmOnline article: https://www.farmonline.com.au/story/6921232/pushing-back-on-red-tape-and-fake-claims-in-beef/). Dr Wright endorses Alice Greenup’s call for cross-sectoral national representation and that we could be a powerful force if we all…

Homeschooling highlights misinformation and bias on livestock production

With the advent of homeschooling across the board as a result of coronavirus many parents have had the opportunity for the first time to see exactly what their children are taught. It has come as a shock for many. Jaimie Varcoe (see interview link below) was, for quite a while, a lone voice in protesting…

CPA calls for action on levy payer register

Press Release 28 February 2020 Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) Chair Dr Paul Wright is of the understanding that a levy register could be up and running by July 1st according to information provided by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. CPA met with the Department last week who confirmed that they had concluded…

CPA disputes Cattle Council’s proposed restructure

MEDIA RELEASE 20 November 2018 Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) Committee Members attended the Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) AGM to seek insight on CCA’s new draft model of its organisation’s restructure. CCA, CEO Margo Andrae explained the new organisation as a direct elect model in which individual levy payers will vote for a traditional fiduciary…