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CPA launches with growing membership numbers

After four long years, with many obstacles in the course, the Implementation Committee has successfully launched Cattle Producers Australia as the new independent National democratic representative body for grass fed cattle producers. We are thrilled to be able to connect with producers all over Australia to strengthen the future of the industry and take steps…

Richmond River Beef Producers Step up Support for CPA

Press Release from RRBP  19 June 2019 President of Richmond River Beef Association (RRBP), Mr Phil Keevers announced today that he and his organisation would be supporting Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) in achieving long overdue beef industry reforms. “We feel now is the time for all cattle producers to get behind CPA to ensure the…

CPA welcomes new Agriculture Minister

Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) congratulates Minister Bridget McKenzie on her appointment as Minister for Agriculture. Dr Paul Wright Chair of CPA said “Minister Mckenzie was instrumental in calling for the red meat Senate inquiry into the Effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector which has the potential to contribute to important beef…

Grass-fed Cattle Producer Representation

Time for Change The Chair of Cattle Producers Australia Limited (CPA) Dr Paul Wright welcomes the announcement by Cattle Council Australia (CCA) recognising the need to move to a fully elected board for cattle industry representation. The announcement by CCA does not specify who the voters for a directly elected board would be. CPA presumes…

CPA calls on Government to stand firm on the 481 Grain Fed EU Quota Access

Chair of Cattle Producers Australia (CPA), Dr Paul Wright is calling on Minister Birmingham to stand firm and, in the absence of an interim market access arrangement, say no to any discriminatory allocation of the proposed European Union (EU) changes to the 481 Grain Fed Beef Quota Access which CPA understands has been made. Dr…

CPA Calls for an Option 5: The law of Accord: Structure which follows from Strategy

Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) has lodged a submission which outlines a strategy for a profitable and sustainable future for Australian red meat and livestock industries and a structure that will deliver it. Responding to the Green Paper published by the Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC) MoU Review Panel Task Force, CPA presented well validated conclusions,…