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…

Minister for Agriculture confirms that input from levy payers will be a critical part of any new structure

24 January 2020 Dr Paul Wright Chair of Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) said that "CPA supports Senator Bridget McKenzie in her vitally important role as Minister for Agriculture acknowledging her initiatives to date in seeking not only reform of grass-roots cattle producer representation but also her work to ensure bio security measures are in place…

CPA’s Responds to Modernising the Research and Development Corporation System.

Paul Wright - Chair of the Implementation Committee

Media Release 27 October 2017 Dr Paul Wright Chair of Cattle Producers Australia Limited (CPA) today confirmed that CPA has lodged a to the Federal Governments Modernising the Research and Development Corporation system Discussion paper which can be viewed in full Cattle Producers Australia's R&D Review Proposal 2019. Dr Wright said that ‘The issues raised…

CPA responds to Opinion Piece by Kathy Lovelock, President of United Beef Breeders WA

Media Release:  31 October 2019 Dr Paul Wright, Chair of Cattle Producers Australia (CPA), rejects the claim in the 26 October 2019 edition of the FarmWeekly by United Beef Breeders WA President Kathy Lovelock that he does not understand the role and structure of Australia’s grass-fed cattle producer Peak industry Council, the Cattle Council of…

CPA responds to Stock and Land’s ‘Making our Voices Heard’

The Stock and Land held a discussion panel on 'Making our Voices Heard'  in Melbourne recently about agricultural advocacy challenges. The structure of agricultural advocacy groups was discussed in depth as one of the key issues affecting successful advocacy and representation of farmers. Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) Chair Dr Paul Wright said “the debate is highly…