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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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Applications closing soon for 2021 Rising Champions Initiative

Young members of the Australian cattle industry have until Monday, 16 August to apply for the 2021 Cattle Council NAB Agribusiness Rising Champions Initiative. Returning this year in a new format, the Rising Champions Initiative is an opportunity for young people in...

Australian Beef to help solve Global Challenge

Australian beef producers’ work to cut greenhouse gas emissions can help secure a more sustainable future for the global industry. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) has warned global temperatures are rising faster than...

Plant-based Protein Causes Confusion

Research published today shows the majority of Australians are being tricked by misleading plant-based protein packaging, and 73 per cent believe clearer labelling standards need to be introduced. A national survey of 1,000 Australians has revealed six-in-10 consumers...

Rising Champions return with a new format

Cattle Council of Australia and NAB are calling for young members of the Australian beef industry to apply for the 2022 NAB Agribusiness Rising Champions Initiative. Postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rising Champions Initiative returns this year with...

Alternative Proteins Put Under the Spotlight

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) has welcomed a new Senate inquiry into the labelling practices of alternative proteins. CCA President, Markus Rathsmann said Cattle Council would like to see labelling standards that provide consumers with accurate information. “Our...

Australian Beef Back on UK’s Menu

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) has welcomed an in principle Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement (A-UK FTA) which was struck in London overnight. Cattle Council President, Markus Rathsmann said the A-UK FTA would see trade between the two nations fully...

Climate tech for Cattle Producers

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) says the Commonwealth’s Methane Emissions Reduction in Livestock (MERiL) grants will help fast-track a range of new on-farm climate solutions. The program which opens today provides grants of $500,000 to $1.5 million for work to put...

Cattle Council Welcomes Biosecurity Boost

Cattle Council of Australia has welcomed a $371 million boost to the Australian biosecurity system, which was announced by the Morrison Government today. Cattle Council President Markus Rathsmann said the investment would help secure the safety and prosperity of the...

Continued Sustainability Improvements: ABSF Report

Cattle Council of Australia says the 2021 Australian Beef Sustainability Framework update gives further proof of the beef industry’s commitment to sustainable agriculture. The report tracks progress in four key areas, animal welfare, economic resilience, environmental...

Cattle Council Calling New Members

Cattle Council of Australia is calling all producers to sign up with a free 12-month membership at Beef Week in Rockhampton next month. The free memberships will be available from the Cattle Council stand in the Walter Pearce Pavilion, next to AgForce from May 5 to...

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