Some truths about red meat and Climate Change

'Main' Explains: Are methane emissions from cattle causing climate change? No. Cattle produce methane from enteric emissions (cow burbs, not farts as some believe). However it is important to note that the methane released by cows is but one small part of an ongoing greenhouse gas cycle which has existed for millions of years, whereby…

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 Modernising the Research and Development Corporation system – Review 2019

Modernising the Research and Development Corporation system – Review 2019 Cattle Producers Australia Limited (CPA) welcomes the Government’s initiative in seeking to better support farmers across Australia through modernising the Research and Development Corporation system. CPA is pleased to have the opportunity to respond to the Modernising the Research and Development Corporation System Discussion Paper…

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…