Vale Ashley McKay

Cattle Producers Australia conveys to Mrs Doris McKay profound condolences on the passing of Ashley. As a fearless advocate of the interests of regional communities and the cattle industry in particular, Ashley has featured as a highly respected influence for fairness and reform over decades. His participation in and dedication to the Cattlemen's Union and…

Communique – grass-fed cattle industry roundtable

Representatives of the Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) and Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) met on Wednesday 16 December 2020 in Brisbane. The roundtable meeting was proposed by Minister Littleproud to catalyse existing industry efforts to settle a forward pathway, mechanism and timeline for reaching agreement on representation in the grass-fed cattle industry. The meeting was…

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…