We are the voice

for Australia’s meat industry

Our Work
Find out what AMIC is doing to increase the profitability and sustainability of our industry.
Our Industry
The post farm-gate meat industry in Australia employs tens of thousands of people.
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AMIC is the peak body representing retailers, processors and smallgoods manufacturers across the country.

The Australian Meat Industry Council exists for a clear reason: to help our members achieve and maintain profitability in a world that has never seen more change.

We’re here to be a powerful voice for our industry. We’re here to ensure our members are recognised for the crucial role they play in the agribusiness supply chain. We’re here to support our members to continue creating jobs in Australia and to continue to feed the Australian economy.

How do we help our members?

We’re passionate about helping our members. Why? Because collectively we can achieve more. As an industry body, our focus is our members’ profitability.

Policy & Advocacy

We work on behalf of our members to affect change in the areas that matter to them.

Employment Services

We provide expert advice in HR, WHS & workers compensation, wages and awards

Tools & Resources

We provide members with tools and resources to help build and strengthen their businesses.

Events & Competitions

Member only events, including webinars, conferences and competitions.


New drought package welcomed but more needed

The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has welcomed a new Federal drought package released yesterday but says that most of the processors, which provide thousands of jobs in regional Australia, will find themselves ineligible for low cost loans that could keep...

Awards varied to for Work Flexibilities due to COVID-19

AMIC has advised members on a variety of option including the JobKeeper incentive, stand down provision and allowing employees to take accrued leave should a stand down occur. On 8th April a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission varied approximately 99 Awards,...

Queensland’s North Star of Butchery

Rod and Julie Leaver of Edge Hill Butchery in Cairns have just had their second major win as AMIC’s Queensland Retailer of the Year, becoming the only owners to ever win the award twice. The couple took out the award for their previous shop 6 years ago, and couldn't...

Dry conditions fuel continued herd contraction

Key points: Sustained high female slaughter prolongs herd liquidation  2019 beef exports on track to be third largest on record China demand drives global cattle prices With continued and widespread dry conditions through winter and into spring, female cattle...

Did you know about our Events and Competitions?

At AMIC we host a variety events throughout the year such as Member Network Meetings, Annual Dinners and competitions for smallgoods, burgers and sausages. We also have exciting new events planned for you in the coming year, including webinars, conferences and other member-only events across all membership sectors.

Our Major Partners

AMIC works on behalf of its members to effect change in areas that impact their businesses including energy efficiency; food regulation; market access; animal welfare; and access to labour.

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