About us

 

AMIC is the peak body representing retailers, processors and smallgoods manufacturers across the country. 

We are the only industry association representing the post-farmgate Australian meat industry. 

We work with members, governments and industry groups to influence policy and provide technical and other services to the industry.

Our overriding goal is profitability for our members. To help our members achieve and maintain profitability, we work hard to solve our industry’s key challenges and provide a range of services that make it easier for our members to run their businesses, from finding staff to complying with legislation.

Our Vision

A profitable and sustainable Australian post farm-gate red meat supply chain, valued by the wider community.

Our Mission

To increase the profitability of members through advocacy, innovation and delivery of services.

Our Goals

  • Increase profitability for members
  • To be a leading voice on industry issues
  • Grow membership & engagement
  • Increase innovation and continuous improvement
  • Develop strong relationships that benefit our members

Board, Councils & Executive

AMIC is managed by a Board of highly experienced industry professionals. Our Council members take a hands-on and highly involved approach to ensuring we can achieve the best possible results for our members

Patrick Hutchinson

Patrick Hutchinson

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Patrick is an expert in commercial Agribusiness and comes to the Australian Meat Industry Council with high credentials. With extensive technical knowledge, understanding of the drivers of industry commerce, and a high level network including industry icons, government, peak industry councils and key influencers throughout the meat Industry supply chain.

A lifestyle-career in livestock at its core, his domestic and international experience in high level advisory services and operational assessment has earned industry reputation as trusted advisor.

 

Our Board Members

Under the Constitution and Rules, the Australian Meat Industry Council is governed by a Board. The National Industry Council directly elect members to the Board providing a close functional relationship between the operations of the Industry Councils and management.

The Board has representation from the Retail, Processing and Smallgoods Industry Groups.
Patrick Hutchinson

Patrick Hutchinson

CEO

Lachlan Hart

Lachlan Hart

CHAIRMAN

PROCESSORS GROUP
Brad Thomason

Brad Thomason

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

SMALLGOODS GROUP
Robert Constable

Robert Constable

TREASURER & SECRETARY

RETAIL GROUP
Dean Goode

Dean Goode

BOARD MEMBER

PROCESSORS GROUP
Brian James

Brian James

BOARD MEMBER

PROCESSORS GROUP
Raymond Kelso

Raymond Kelso

BOARD MEMBER

RETAIL GROUP
Trevor Hill

Trevor Hill

BOARD MEMBER

RETAIL GROUP
Franz Knoll

Franz Knoll

BOARD MEMBER

SMALLGOODS GROUP
Rodney Sellers

Rodney Sellers

BOARD MEMBER

RETAIL GROUP
Terry Nolan

Terry Nolan

BOARD MEMBER

PROCESSORS GROUP
Noel Kelson

Noel Kelson

BOARD MEMBER

PROCESSORS GROUP

Our Industry Councils

AMIC operates through member elected Industry Councils

National Retail Council

The Retail and General Industry Group represents the Independent Local Butchers of Australia. Retail Independent Local Butcher members are represented within AMIC through Divisional (State) and National Councils, which are elected from the membership every four years.

Joint Policy Group

The Joint Policy Group represents the processors and exporters of Australia. The council strives to build on the existing relationships and enhance the value of membership. Internal Reference Committees represent focused areas within the Processor membership, feeding into the Joint Policy Group.

National Smallgoods Council

The National Smallgoods Council is elected by the members of the Smallgoods Industry Group every four years. The Council represents the interests of manufacturers and retailers within the smallgoods sector, including policy and advocacy.

National Retail Council

Robert Constable (Chairman) NSW

Trevor Hill (Deputy Chairman) SA

Bede Jarrett (Member) NSW

Rod Sellers (Member) NSW

Peter Bouchier (Member) VIC

Rod Faulkner (Member) VIC

David Wiese (Member) VIC

Peter Stocker (Member) WA

Marcus Vermey (Member) TAS

Raymond Kelso (Member) QLD

Dominick Melrose (Member) QLD

Michael James (Member) QLD

New South Wales Council

Rod Sellers (Chairman)

Robert Constable (Member)

Eugenio Campisi (Member)

Neil Roberts (Member)

Bede Jarrett (Member)

Jason Smith (Member)

Ron Stapleton 

 

Queensland Council

Dominick Melrose (Chair)

John Yeo (Deputy Chair)

Daryl Bein (Member)

Peter Schulte (Member)

Scott Glasser (Member)

Raymond Kelso (Member)

Michael James (Member)

Kerry Melrose (Member)

Michael Salm (Member)

Susan McDonald (Member)

Alan Rowan (Member)

Andrew Loveday (Member)

Victorian Council

David Wiese (Chair)

Rodney Faulkner (Deputy Chair)

Peter Bouchier (Member)

Greg Goss (Member)

Brad Wootton (Member)

Daniel McCarthy (Member)

 

South Australian Council

Trevor Hill (Chair)

Barbara Knoll (Member)

Jason Mathie (Member)

Gary Cimarosti (Member)

Wilson Lowe (Member)

Cees Wesselingh (Member)

 

Western Australian Council

Peter Stocker (Chair)

Joe Di Fulvio (Member)

Raff Barbaro (Member)

Paul McLoughlin (Member)

Larry Brewer (Member)

John Bain (Member)

Tasmanian Council

Marcus Vermey (Chairman)

Christine Bessell (Deputy Chairman)

Katrina Mundy (Member)

Justin Butler (Member)

 

Joint Policy Group

Lachie Hart (Co-Chair)

Brian James (Co-Chair)

Ian Ball (Member)

Will Barton (Member)

Anthony Bessell (Member)

James Campbell (Member)

Brian Carey (Member)

Greg Carey (Member)

Roger Fletcher (Member)

Andrew Fuda (Member)

Nick Fuss (Member)

Pat Gleeson (Member)

Dean Goode (Member)

Peter Greenham (Member)

Gary Hardwick (Member)

Jon Hayes (Member)

Frank Herd (Member)

Noel Kelson (Member)

Simon Linke (Member)

Bill Luttick (Member)

Brett McDonald (Member)

Campbell McPhee (Member)

Terry Nolan (Member)

Mark Panizza (Member)

Rob Radford (Member)

James Ralph (Member)

Simon Stahl (Member)

IRC 1 - Trade & Market Access

Lachie Hart (Chair)

 

IRC 2 - Technical Market Access & Food Safety

 Noel Kelson (Chair)

 

IRC 3 - Livestock Issues Management

 Terry Nolan (Chair)

 

IRC 4 - Industry Standards

Peter Greenham (Chair)

 

IRC 5 - IRC 5 - Plant Management and R&D

James Ralph (Chair)

 

IRC 6 - Labour Management

David McKay (Chair)

 

IRC 7 - Infrastructure & Logistics

Pat Gleeson (Chair)

 

IRC 8 - Communications & Advocacy

Dalene Wray (Chair)

 

National Smallgoods Council

 Franz Knoll (Chair)

Brad Thomason (Deputy Chair)

Further positions currently being filled

About the Council
The Smallgoods Industry Group represents the smallgoods and further processors of Australia.

There are no state Divisional Councils within this industry group. The National Smallgoods Industry Council is elected by the members of the Smallgoods Industry Group. All financial members are eligible to be nominated for the National Council or to participate in elections every four years.

The Australian Meat Industry Council is all about our members being Retail, Processing and Smallgoods.

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