Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie says we must move on improving Peak Industry Councils

CPA supports Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie’s view, that levy payers must get a return on their investment and that R and D needs to be focused on producer issues.  Minister McKenzie says we are a big beef producing nation of 55,000 producers across the country who have very different productions systems employed by Northern and…

Angus Haynes – EKKA’s Most successful Competitor in the Cattle Section

QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE - SPECIAL AWARD - EKKA 2019 MOST SUCCESSFUL COMPETITOR - CATTLE What an amazing week at 2019 RNA Show (Ekka) for Angus Haynes. He has been named the Most Successful Competitor - Cattle at the Ekka. He also won this award in 2018 so now has made it back to back wins.…

CPA condemns ‘White Paper’ Proposal

The White Paper:  ‘Red Meat Australia’ CPA has given careful consideration to the Red Meat Advisory Council’s (RMAC) recent White Paper and clearly acknowledges that it does not provide each industry sector adequate control over the expenditure of its levies. The White Paper that was written by an ‘independent’ Taskforce established by RMAC is considered by many…

CPA delivers a second statement on the MoU Review

Media Release 10 July 2019 Chair of Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) Dr Paul Wright issued another statement following the release of the Red Meat MoU Review Taskforce White Paper. "Grass-fed cattle producers and the organisations that represent them must stand united in demanding industry leaders dispel any notion that a single body is able to…

CPA Rejects RMAC’s White Paper Proposals as Damaging for the Red Meat Industries

Media Release:  5 July 2019 Chair of Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) Dr Paul Wright issued a statement following the release of the Red Meat MoU Review Taskforce White Paper. Dr Wright Said, “levy paying producers of grass-fed cattle who contribute the “lion’s share” of industry levy funding but have remained largely unrepresented for decades risk…