21 January 2018
THE 2018 livestock export calendar year has kicked off on a positive note, with the first consigment of slaughter cattle from northern Australia exported to China.
11 January 2018
AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters have welcomed confirmation of Dr Chris Back’s appointment by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources as the independent Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee to conduct the review of the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock.
18 December 2017
THE Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has welcomed formal industry support for the implementation of a new statutory dairy cattle export charge.
16 November 2017
AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters have celebrated two of their highest achievers at the industry’s annual Gala Dinner in Perth on Thursday night, held as part of the LIVEXchange 2017 conference.
16 November 2017
THE Australian livestock export industry’s national conference, LIVEXchange 2017, has been declared a huge success following two busy days of discussion and debate focussed on the future of Australia’s live trade.
09 November 2017
AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters have welcomed confirmation today of new conditions for the export of live feeder and slaughter sheep and goats from Australia to China.
07 November 2017
The unique perspectives of the professionals who work on board livestock export vessels in animal welfare roles will be shared at next week’s LIVEXchange 2017 conference in Perth.
30 October 2017
THE long-term sustainability of Western Australia’s sheep flock will be in focus when livestock export industry stakeholders gather in Perth on 15-16 November for the LIVEXchange 2017 conference.
13 October 2017
LEGENDARY Western Australian cricketer Brad Hogg has been announced as the guest speaker at the LIVEXchange 2017 Gala Dinner at Crown Towers in Perth on November 16.
09 October 2017
REPRESENTATIVES from the Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) will share producers’ perspectives of livestock export supply chains in the Middle East at the upcoming LIVEXchange 2017 Conference in Perth, on November 15-16.
29 September 2017
AUSTRALIAN Livestock Export Council Chairman, Hon Simon Crean, has outlined the work being undertaken by ALEC members in alignment with the objectives shared between exporters and producers around productivity, profitability and sustainability.
11 September 2017
THE Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has welcomed the positive feedback received during the consultation period for the proposed implementation of a new statutory Dairy Cattle Export Charge.
28 August 2017
AUSTRALIAN Livestock Exporters’ Council Chairman, Hon Simon Crean, says months of collaborative planning and preparation by industry in the lead-up to busy religious festivals in key Muslim markets reflects Australia’s long-term commitment to a sustainable livestock export trade.
12 July 2017
TWO very worthy charitable causes with strong links to rural and regional communities – Ronald McDonald House Perth and St John Ambulance – are set to benefit from the generosity of Australian livestock exporters at the industry’s annual Gala Dinner Charity Auction in November.
31 May 2017
THE Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has commenced a process to implement a statutory Dairy Cattle Export Charge at a rate of $6 per head.
19 June 2017
THE Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has questioned the practical application of meat marketing industry reforms flagged today by the Federal Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie MP.
09 May 2017
AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters have welcomed confirmation in the 2017/18 Federal Budget of $8.3 million over four years in Commonwealth funding to support the future implementation of the Livestock Global Assurance Program (LGAP).