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 welcomes return of David Littleproud as Minister for Agriculture

10 February 2020 Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) today congratulated David Littleproud and welcomed his return to the key portfolio position as Minister for Agriculture. The Chair of CPA Dr. Paul Wright said that agriculture faces significant challenges. “There is a need for significant government attention with extended drought yet to be properly broken and its…