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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...

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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...

The Plan for Carbon-Neutral Beef

The Australian red meat industry’s plan for carbon-neutral beef and lamb has set a clear, achievable and practical path for making Australian meat the most sustainable in the world. The CN30 Carbon Neutral by 2030 Roadmap was released by Meat and Livestock Australia...

Women key to success of Aussie beef

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) is marking the International Day of Rural Women by thanking all the rural women who contribute to the prosperity of the beef cattle industry. Cattle Council Board member, Gillian Fennell said the beef cattle industry was producing a...

Budget 2020: Opening Export Opportunities

Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) has welcomed the hundreds of millions of dollars in the Federal Budget that will help boost beef exports. CCA CEO Travis Tobin said the investment would help improve supply chain efficiency and market security. “This will further...

Budget Broadband Billions Should Boost Regions

A $3.5 billion NBN upgrade in the upcoming federal budget needs to be shared fairly with all Australians. Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) is calling on the Commonwealth to commit to an equitable plan for upgrading the NBN’s fibre optic network. Cattle Council...

Rain Welcome, But Drought Lingers

The drought should not be forgotten, despite forecasts of a rainy summer ahead, Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) President Tony Hegarty said today. “The weather bureau is forecasting a wetter summer, with La Niña conditions setting in,” Mr Hegarty said. “This will...

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