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AMIC welcomes IFAM extension announcement

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 11 March 2021The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) is thrilled by the Morrison Government’s announcement today that the International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM) has been extended by three months, to 30 September 2021. From March...

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AMIC supports need to future proof its workforce

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 11 March 2021   The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) welcomes the National Agricultural Labour Advisory Committee’s recommendations outlined in its recently released report on the agrifood sector’s workforce needs. AMIC CEO Patrick...

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Subsidy for NSW Agricultural Employers

Today, the NSW Government announced that it will subsidise half the quarantine costs for overseas agricultural workers. This includes workers in the meat processing industry. The NSW Minister for Agriculture, Adam Marshall, has revealed that the Government will...

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Member spotlight: Gary’s Quality Meats

The Butchers Advocate, 19 March 2021Meet Ashleigh McBean In the heart of Melbourne’s inner-city suburb of South Yarra, lies Gary’s Quality Meats. It is a highly regarded and popular family-run butchers that specialises in dry aged, whole body and free-range products....

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Member spotlight: Montecatini Specialty Smallgoods

Charcuterie News, March 2021Montecatini Speciality Smallgoods is a local household name, famous for their true Italian curing techniques and high-quality artisan products. They operate as a suburban retail store and smallgoods manufacturer in the Western Sydney suburb...

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