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…

A Better Red Meat Future

Media Release:  17 October 2019 Cattle Producers Australia (CPA) endorses Cattle Council of Australia’s (CCA) recent media release and criticism of the Red Meat Advisory Council's (RMAC) ‘White Paper’ recommendations for a restructured red meat industry organisational framework. CPA agrees with CCA that the key consideration for Australia’s grass-fed cattle producers is the achievement of the…

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…