The Council

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

Future Flock Forum to kick off LambEx

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia, Meat & Livestock Australia and the Future Farmers Network invite young sheepmeat industry enthusiasts to get together before LambEx at the Future Flock Forum. The forum will provide an up-to-date industry snapshot before the Lambex conference begins and to get some tips on how to get the most out ofRead more

Sheepmeat industry outlines federal election priorities

Australia’s sheepmeat peak industry body, the Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA), is today calling on all political parties and independents to reaffirm their commitment to Australian sheepmeat producers this Federal Election campaign. “Today the Sheepmeat Council of Australia released the industry’s 2016 Federal Election Priorities. These priorities, which are closely aligned with the National FarmersRead more

The 2016 stockTake Photo Competition

The Sheepmeat Council of Australia is launching the 2016 stockTake Photo Competition to muster exciting images that showcase the people, scenes and examples of sustainability, innovation and best practice management within the Australian sheepmeat industry. There are three awards on offer: -        Junior category … for budding photographers aged 5-17. The winner of this sectionRead more