Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Meat & Livestock Australia announces new managing director
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced that Michael Crowley will be its next managing director, who will starting his new role on May 27.
Monday, March 18, 2024
Australian farmers' confidence reaches two-year high on rainfall and livestock prices surge
A survey revealed that widespread rainfall and rising livestock prices have propelled confidence levels among Australian farmers to their highest point in two years, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
CSIRO launches US$36.3 million initiative to protect Australian crops, livestock
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia's national science agency, has unveiled an over AUD 55 million (US$36.3 million) initiative, Catalysing Australia's Biosecurity (CAB), which aims to protect ...
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Livestock resume voyage from Australia to Israel after Red Sea threat
Around 14,500 livestock departed from Australia to Israel, marking their second attempt at the journey after their initial voyage was halted due to concerns of an attack by Houthi militants in the Red Sea, Free Malaysia Today reported.
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Fate of livestock aboard stranded ship off Australia's coast raises concerns
The MV Bahijah, carrying thousands of cattle and sheep, remains in limbo off the coast of Western Australia, 24 days after its departure, raising questions about the fate of the livestock, Australia Broadcasting Corporation News reported.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
New study sets sights on improving sustainability of Australian meat, livestock industry
Improving the air, land, soil, water, animal health and regenerative agriculture practices within Australia's meat and livestock industry are key areas of focus for a new study which is now underway across the country.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Australia's livestock traceability system receives US$14.3 million boost
The Australian federal government has allocated a grant of AUD 22.5 million (~US$14.3 million; AUD 1 = US$0.64) to the Integrity Systems Company, responsible for the livestock industry, to elevate the capabilities of the National Livestock ...
Friday, August 25, 2023
Oaten hay research as livestock feed aims to enhance Australian dairy industry
A study by AgriFutures Australia and University of Melbourne has found that premium quality oaten hay might support heightened levels of animal production performance when compared to other forages, which could to support the sustainable de ...
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Indonesian and Australian livestock associations affirm strong relationship amid challenges
The Indonesian Beef Cattle Industry Association (GUPUSPINDO) and the Australian Livestock Exporters Council (ALEC) have issued a joint statement to reinforce their strong friendship and close working relationship, amid the prevailing challe ...
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Livestock South Australia funds study for state-wide livestock facility network
The Australian state government will provide AUD 150,000 (~US$98,300; AUD 1 = US$0.66) to Livestock South Australia (Livestock SA) towards conducting a business case into the feasibility of a state-wide network of truck washing and effluent ...
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Meat & Livestock Australia seeks to appoint two new directors
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has commenced a selection process to appoint two new directors to its board by the end of the year, Beef Central reported.
Monday, May 15, 2023
Australian livestock prices plunge
Livestock prices in Australia experienced a sharp decline this week as saleyards across the nation saw a continuous influx of cattle and sheep, Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Monday, May 8, 2023
Indonesia gets help from FAO and Australia to fight LSD, FMD infections in livestock
Indonesia has moved another step closer to eliminating lumpy skin disease (LSD) and foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) among livestock with the support of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Australia.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Meat & Livestock Australia funds project for mRNA vaccines to fight LSD infection
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has funded a project to produce and test mRNA vaccines that can be rapidly mass produced in Australia in the event of a lumpy skin disease (LSD) or other exotic disease outbreak.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Australian organisations gather scientists to highlight scientific evidence for meat, livestock production
The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) have brought nine scientists from around the world together in Sydney, Australia, for a day-long summit to discuss the scientific evidence in support ...

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