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SPA awaits recommendations of McCarthy Review

Friday, May 4, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia

Sheep Producers Australia has today confirmed its position that it will await the recommendations of the McCarthy Review into exports of live sheep before making any decisions on the way forward.

LambEx 2018 Keynote speaker announced

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | LambEx | Media Releases

Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, was announced today as a keynote speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.

Sheep export changes welcomed by peak producer body

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia

Sheep Producers Australia has welcomed moves by Australian livestock exporters to bring cultural change to their industry and improve animal welfare outcomes, in line with the expectations of farmers and the community.

Program Released & Registrations Open

Thursday, April 12, 2018 | LambEx | Media Releases

LambEx 2018 today released its program featuring a fantastic line-up of international and Australian speakers who will present on an array of local and global issues for the sheep and lamb industry.

SPA supports need for full transparency of live sheep exports

Monday, April 9, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia

Sheep Producers Australia President Allan Piggott said producers across Australia are distressed, disappointed and frustrated at last night’s 60 Minutes footage.

On-farm innovation ups production, sustainability at NSW piggery

Monday, April 9, 2018 | Animal Production | Media Releases

A FOCUS on innovation and the implementation of new technologies has helped save costs and drive production forward at Edwina and Michael Beveridge’s Blantyre Farms piggery enterprise near Young in New South Wales.

Sheep producers support strict enforcement of on-board standards

Friday, April 6, 2018 | Media Releases | Sheep Producers Australia

Sheep Producers Australia President Allan Piggott says sheep producers are upset, angry and disappointed about serious animal welfare failures in the live sheep trade to the Middle East, reported by media this week.

Caroline Rhodes appointed as GPSA CEO

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Grain Producers SA | Media Releases

The Board of Grain Producers SA has appointed experienced grain industry specialist Caroline Rhodes as its new Chief Executive Officer, starting this week.

Business experts join AGG Co-op board

Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Australian Grain Growers CO-OP | Media Releases

The Australian Grain Growers’ Co-operative (AGG Co-op) has welcomed directors Susi Tegen and Gary Spiel to its board of directors.

Livestock SA endorses change to lamb definition

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Livestock SA | Media Releases

Livestock SA supports the decision of Sheep Producers Australia to endorse a change in the industry definition of lamb so it aligns with the New Zealand definition.