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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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Five years on – Johne’s deregulation in the cattle industry

Half a decade of successful deregulation for Johne’s disease in most states and territories The cattle industry has taken steps to ensure best practice biosecurity at a farm level Producers wanting to maintain a J-BAS of 7 or 8 will need to arrange herd testing, if...

High Cattle Prices Haven’t Fixed Drought Hangover

Despite cattle prices reaching record highs, producers right across Australia still have a long way to go to recover after up to nine years of drought. Cattle Council of Australia President Markus Rathsmann said while the record-high prices are helping in the...

Applications open for Biodiversity Stewardship Scheme

Cattle producers can now apply to take part in the Federal Government’s Agriculture Stewardship Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot Program. Cattle Council Independent Southern Director, Olivia Lawson said the program would pay producers who engaged in the program, for...

Applications open for Biodiversity Stewardship Scheme

Cattle producers can now apply to take part in the Federal Government’s Agriculture Stewardship Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot Program. Cattle Council Independent Southern Director, Olivia Lawson said the program would pay producers who engaged in the program, for...

Statement on Live Export Cost Recovery

Cattle Council understands cattle producers are worried by the debate around a proposed revision of cost recovery measures on the Live Export industry and are rightly concerned that those costs will likely be passed on. The full detail of the cost recovery measures...

Policy Council sets CCA Agenda

Beef industry representatives from around Australia have come together in Canberra for Cattle Council of Australia’s (CCA) first Pilot Policy Council meeting. Cattle Council CEO Travis Tobin said Policy Council members came together to set the organisation’s strategic...

Biodiversity helps drought-proof beef business

Cattle Council of Australia is committed to working with the Federal Government to make sure the Farm Biodiversity Pilot Program delivers the best possible outcome for beef producers. Cattle Council Board Member and The Weekly Times Coles 2020 Beef Farmer of the Year...

Stories from the Station brings out Best of Beef Industry

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) thanks and congratulates all entrants and prize winners in the recent #StoriesFromTheStation video and photo competition. Winners were announced this morning, after judging last week. Cattle Council CEO Travis Tobin said the...

Cattle Council Searches for Best in the Business

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) is calling for expressions of interest to join the CCA Pilot Policy Council and working groups in 2021. The new structure will replace the five existing consultative committees to encourage more effective policy development and...

Change of Guard at Cattle Council

Markus Rathsmann has been elected as the new Cattle Council President following the peak industry council’s Annual General Meeting today. Mr Rathsmann has served on the board of Cattle Council as the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association representative since...

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