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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 

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2013 Sheepmeat Annual Muster

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Media & News

Sheepmeat industry backs changes to LPA program

Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) is supporting changes to the Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) program announced today. SCA President, Jeff Murray said the upgrades will serve to strengthen LPA for the betterment of the sheepmeat industry by ensuring Australia builds on its global reputation as a world leader in food safety, integrity and traceability. “TheRead more

Next round of applications sought for leadership governance training scholarship

Applications are open for the Sheepmeat Industry Governance Scholarship– an opportunity for sheepmeat producers to receive formal training in industry leadership and corporate governance. There are eight scholarships available for 201/7/18 – each valued at up to $10,000 – through the Sheepmeat Council of Australia and Meat & Livestock Australia joint initiative, ‘Building Leadership CapabilityRead more

Leadership graduation highlight of big week for SCA in Canberra

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia concluded a full week of activities in Canberra last night, incorporating a quarterly board meeting, governance training for young industry leaders and the graduation of participants in its first national leadership program. SCA Chief Executive Officer Dr Kat Giles said one of the key topics considered by the Board wasRead more