Australia’s under-pressure red meat supply chain

Australia’s under-pressure red meat supply chain

23rd January 2019 For immediate release FOR INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES WITH AUSTRALIAN MEAT INDUSTRY COUNCIL CEO PATRICK HUTCHINSON, PLEASE CALL SARAH CRAIG ON 0403 077 478 Australia’s under-pressure red meat supply chain – an escalating issue for rural communities...
New ideas needed to address non-tariff barriers

New ideas needed to address non-tariff barriers

(10 December 2018) – The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has welcomed a federal government commitment to address barriers to trade in the global market, but says creative thinking and a whole-of-government approach will be needed to overcome what has been a...
Urgent Action Needed

Urgent Action Needed

Urgent action needed on meat sector operating costs Australian meat processors are dealing with operating costs which are dramatically higher than their key global competitors, and intervention is urgently required to safeguard the future of the local industry,...
Overseas Workers Visas Need Review

Overseas Workers Visas Need Review

Visas for overseas workers in the red meat processing sector need review (28 September 2018) A shortage of 3,000 employees is a significant and pressing concern for the Australian red meat industry, according to the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC). The...