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Sheep Producers Australia’s vision is to be a trusted influencer, leader and advisor for Australian sheep producers, industry, and government. The Policy Council (Council) has oversight over all policy matters, to ensure that Sheep Producers Australia’s policy agenda is strategic, disciplined, and focused, to develop policy and advocate on issues that are relevant to the Australian sheep industry.

Media Statement I Sheep Producers Australia welcomes new Policy Council Members

1 Dec 2023

This is a once in a generation opportunity for our industry to improve our market access. In the lead up to the meetings in Osaka Sheep Producers Australia had called on Minister Farrell and Minister Watt to maintain their resolve and ambition in securing commercially viable and fairer access for Australian sheepmeat.

Statement I Sheep Producers Australia EU FTA Negotiations

30 Oct 2023

Sheep Producers Australia is aware of the ABC 7.30 Report online article and television report. We acknowledge that the images and footage is extremely confronting, and the handling of livestock is unacceptable. We have requested that the ABC includes mental health and crisis support details to the online article and programme.

Sheep Producers Australia statement I Response to the ABC article and 7.30pm Report

28 Aug 2023

Sheep Producers Australia is pleased to announce that Mr Andrew Henderson has been elected to one of the two Board Director positions at yesterday’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). As a national body our vision is to be a trusted influencer, leader and advisor for Australian sheep producers, industry, and government.

New Directors elected at Sheep Producers Australia Annual General Meeting

30 Nov 2023

Negotiations around the A-EU FTA have been ongoing since mid-2018 and hopes have been high Australia’s Government would secure fair market access to the EU bloc for the red meat sector, including sheepmeat, beef and goatmeat.

Amid final A-EU FTA negotiations Sheep Producers Australia cries out for fair playing ground

23 Oct 2023

Sheep and lamb producers across Australia are rejoicing and raising lamb chops in salute as the pinnacle in Australian sheep and lamb – LambEx - makes a much-anticipated return on the national agricultural calendar.

LambEx stamps itself back on the national agriculture calendar

25 Aug 2023

Sheep Producers Australia has received the final report for the Tag Procurement Project

Following on from the national commitment to transition to electronic sheep eID, Sheep Producers Australia agreed to investigate options for developing and maintaining a national tag tender and procurement system to provide low-cost, incentivised eID tags for Australian sheep producers.

Statement I Sheep Producers Australia Tag Procurement Project

3 Nov 2023

The Western Australian delegation to Canberra this week included representatives from Sheep Producers Australia, WAFarmers, WoolProducers Australia, the Western Australian Shearing Industry Association, WA Livestock & Rural Transport Association, ASheep, Pastoralist and Graziers Association, wool and sheep farmers.

Industry groups, Peak Industry Councils and farmers have united to tell their story to Canberra

8 Sept 2023

Sheep Producers Australia welcomes yesterday’s announcement of the first National Agricultural Traceability Strategy to protect and grow the sheep and broader agriculture industry at the Agriculture Minister’s Meeting (AMM) in Perth.

Announcement of the first National Agricultural Traceability Strategy

14 July 2023

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