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CPA meets with the CCA Board

MEDIA RELEASE 11 October 2019 Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) met with the Board of Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) and proposed that in the interests of cattle producer transaction levy payers, we seek a unified position to guarantee cattle producers have a say in their industry and gain some control over levy expenditure. Dr Wright…

CPA Speaks at meeting in Tasmania on RMAC’s ‘White Paper’ – Red Meat Australia

Media Release 4th October 2019 Dr Paul Wright Chair of Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) the organisation leading producer representation reform and CPA Implementation Committee Member David Byard led the discussions on the Red Meat MoU White Paper at a ‘Town Hall’ style meeting in Launceston, Tasmania this week. David Byard who is also Executive Officer…

CPA endorses the Coalition of Grass-fed Levy Payer’s Open Letter to the Minister Rejecting Red Meat Industry ‘White Paper’

In an Open Letter sent to the Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie, Chair of CPA Dr Paul Wright endorsed the recent letter sent to the Minister from a Coalition of Grass-fed Levy Payers rejecting the Red Meat Industry Council (RMAC) MoU Review White Paper. In it's letter (see below), Dr Paul Wright emphasised the need…

Open Letter from a Coalition of Grass-fed Cattle Producers rejecting RMAC’s MoU Review White Paper

Below is an open letter from a Coalition of Grass-fed Cattle Producers firmly rejecting the Red Meat Advisory Council's (RMAC) MoU Review White Paper 30th August 2019 Senator Bridget McKenzie Minister for Agriculture Australian Parliament House CANBERRA ACT Dear Senator McKenzie, We write to express our rejection of the proposed changes to the structure of…

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…