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Building leadership capability for the sheep industry

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia have launched a new joint initiative to build producer’s leadership skills and shape an exciting future for the sector. The project, ‘Building Leadership Capability for the Sheep Industry’, was officially launched in Canberra on 30 May 2016 at a gathering of industry leaders and guests. The project’s objective is to ensure that the Australian sheep industry attracts, develops and retains people with leadership skills to contribute to the long-term viability of the industry. For more information click here

SCA BLCSI launch photo online

Pictured at the launch of the ‘Building leadership capability for the sheep industry’ project in Canberra on 30 May 2016, Richard Norton MLA, Kat Giles SCA, Kathleen Allan SCA and Jeff Murray President SCA. 

Sheepmeat Industry Strategic Plan

Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, launched the Sheepmeat Industry Strategic Plan (SISP 2020) on 9 September 2015. SISP 2020 sets out the sheepmeat industry’s strategic priorities for the coming five years and strongly aligns to the Meat Industry Strategic Plan (MISP 2020). For more information click here


2015 Sheepmeat Annual Muster- Available now!

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia’s (SCA) free Annual Muster publication provides a snapshot summary of SCA’s work undertaken throughout the year on behalf of sheepmeat producers to underpin our market access, and ultimately returns to producers.

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2015 Sheepmeat Annual Muster 

2014 Sheepmeat Annual Muster

2013 Sheepmeat Annual Muster

2012 Sheepmeat Annual Muster




Media & News

SCA launches new sheepmeat industry leadership program

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia is today launching a new professional development opportunity for sheepmeat producers and others in the industry to build leadership skills and develop networks. The inaugural Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Program is part of the SCA and Meat & Livestock Australia joint initiative, ‘Building Leadership Capability for the Sheep Industry’. The initiative’sRead more

Sheepmeat industry leadership program

  The Sheepmeat Council of Australia is offering sheepmeat producers and people working in the industry an exclusive opportunity to be part of the inaugural Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Program. The program will be delivered by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF) and will feature two intakes – in 2017 and 2018. The SCA will selectRead more

SCA award recognises young sheepmeat industry ambassadors at LambEx

James Corcoran, Galong, NSW, and Ben Munzberg, Birchip, Victoria, have been named as 2016 Sheepmeat Industry Ambassadors – a joint Sheepmeat Council of Australia and Meat and Livestock Australia award recognising young leaders. The award involves a study tour from 7-19 August 2016 as part of the Tri-Lamb Agreement between Australia, the United States andRead more