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.
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.
Sheep Producers Australia President Allan Piggott said producers across Australia are distressed, disappointed and frustrated at last night’s 60 Minutes footage.
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.
Sheep Producers Australia has endorsed a change in the industry definition of lamb to be the same as the New Zealand definition, based on a formal, industry-wide call for feedback.
Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) has today released an investigative report that sets the foundation for its focus in 2018 to strengthen Australia’s sheepmeat market structures and systems.
Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based Board – Chris Mirams in the capacity of Executive Chair and Dr Anne Astin as an independent, non-executive director, who will Chair the Audit and Risk Committee.
Sheep Producers Australia has selected 14 participants to be part of its Sheep Industry Leadership Program, to be run in 2018.
Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) is extending the opportunity for producers and supply chain members to provide feedback on the proposed lamb definition change by an extra week - with the new deadline at Wednesday 6 December 2017.
Sheep Producers Australia President Allan Piggott announced today that after four years as Chief Executive Officer, Dr Kat Giles will be stepping down from the role.