Industry COUNCILS & ASSOCIATIONS


 

AGRIBUSINESS/PROCESSING

AGRIBUSINESS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA 

History: The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) was first established in 1928 as Master Butchers Meat and Allied Trades Federation of Australia. The name was changed to the National Meat Association of Australia in 1996, then to the AMIC in 2003.
Key responsibilities: peak industry body representing retailers, processors, exporters and small-goods manufacturers in the post-farm-gate meat industry.
Members: By application and approval by the Board.
Membership: Calculated by reference to numbers of premises and employees.
hy would you access this site?: To understand advocacy efforts along the supply chain and access resources on animal processing and welfare.

 
 

RED MEAT ADVISORY COUNCIL (RMAC)

History: The Red Meat Advisory Council was formed in 1998.
Key responsibilities: Peak body representing the collective interests of Australia’s red meat and livestock industry.
Members: Cattle Council of Australia, Sheepmeat Council of Australia, Australian Lot Feeders' Association, Australian Livestock Exporters' Council and Australian Meat Industry Council.
Why would you access this site?: Their site is currently being redeveloped — check back later! 

 

AUSTRALIAN MEAT INDUSTRY COUNCIL (AMIC)

History: The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) was first established in 1928 as Master Butchers Meat and Allied Trades Federation of Australia. The name was changed to the National Meat Association of Australia in 1996, then to the AMIC in 2003.
Key responsibilities: peak industry body representing retailers, processors, exporters and small-goods manufacturers in the post-farm-gate meat industry.
Members: By application and approval by the Board.
Membership: Calculated by reference to numbers of premises and employees.
Why would you access this site?: To understand advocacy efforts along the supply chain and access resources on animal processing and welfare.

 

AUSTRALIAN MEAT INDUSTRY COUNCIL (AMIC)

History: The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) was first established in 1928 as Master Butchers Meat and Allied Trades Federation of Australia. The name was changed to the National Meat Association of Australia in 1996, then to the AMIC in 2003.
Key responsibilities: peak industry body representing retailers, processors, exporters and small-goods manufacturers in the post-farm-gate meat industry.
Members: By application and approval by the Board.
Membership: Calculated by reference to numbers of premises and employees.
Why would you access this site?: To understand advocacy efforts along the supply chain and access resources on animal processing and welfare.

 

AUSTRALIAN LOT FEEDERS' ASSOCIATION

History: ALFA began working for members in the 1970s, but became a legislated peak body in 1998.
Key responsibilities: peak industry body representing the feedlot industry.
Members: Owners or leasees of feedlots in Australia or internationally, individuals or companies interested in the industry, or students.
Membership: $50 - $400 (plus 38c per head capacity rate) depending on category of membership.
Why would you access this site? understand the key policy considerations around feedlots, the latest news and survey results, and access resources specific to lotfeeders. 


There are also numerous state-based councils and associations.

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