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Cattle Council to Farewell CEO Travis Tobin

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) President Markus Rathsmann has announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Travis Tobin. Mr Rathsmann said it was with sincere disappointment he had accepted Mr Tobin’s resignation and respected his decision to leave for...

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Trade deal to give Aussie Beef Royal Treatment

Cattle Council has welcomed a new Free Trade Deal between the UK and Australia that was signed between the two countries today. The deal creates significant new opportunities for Australian beef producers with trade to be fully liberalised over ten years. Cattle...

Statement from the International Beef Alliance 2021

Members of the International Beef Alliance (IBA), comprising the cattle producer organizations from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, and the United States held our annual conference via webinar on the 8th and 9th of December. Together, farmers...

2021 Stories from the Station Winners Announced

Cattle Council’s annual photo competition, Stories from the Station has wrapped up with three clear place winners. Cattle Council President, Markus Rathsmann said online voting concluded on Sunday night. “Casey Littleton from Julia Creek in Queensland took out the...

Voting opens for CCA Board

Voting has opened for four positions on the Cattle Council of Australia’s board. Director positions representing New South Wales Farmers Association, Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association, Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association and the Pastoralists and...

Beef Business meeting COP Climate Challenge

While world leaders are gathering to set more ambitious climate targets, the Australian beef industry is already four years ahead – with real action to make the industry carbon neutral by 2030. The global conference is taking place a matter of days before the fourth...

Carbon Pathway Must Create Opportunity

Australia’s climate targets present significant opportunities for beef producers, which must not be overlooked by our national leaders. CCA President Markus Rathsmann said Australia’s pathway to meet its climate targets were a once in a generation opportunity to make...

Beef Industry Leads March to Net Zero

The Australian beef cattle industry is calling on the wider economy to follow its lead in setting net-zero climate targets and using the best available science to achieve them. Cattle Council President Markus Rathsmann said if every sector had made the same cuts as...

Everyone’s a shot in CCA Video and Photo Competition

Cattle Council of Australia has brought back its Stories from the Station video and photo competition for a second year. CCA President Markus Rathsmann said the competition was different to others. “Stories from the Station is about sharing the experiences of the...

2021 Rising Champions announced

Cattle Council of Australia and National Australia Bank (NAB) have today announced the seven state and territory winners of the 2021 CCA NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion Initiative. Now in its eleventh year, the program is designed to foster the leadership and...

Cattle Council Appearance at Senate Inquiry

Cattle Council of Australia has represented the views of more than 45-thousand beef producers at the Senate Inquiry into the Definitions of Meat and other animal products. Cattle Council of Australia President, Markus Rathsmann appeared before the inquiry hearing to...

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