The Council

Sheepmeat Industry Strategic Plan

Sheepmeat Council of Australia is currently developing the Sheepmeat Industry Strategic Plan (SISP) to provide a vision for the sheep industry for 2015-2020 and support the continued growth of the industry.

About SCA

Our goal is to deliver lobbying outcomes that enhance the integrity, profitability and sustainability of the Australian Sheepmeat industry.



2014 Sheepmeat Annual Muster- Available now!

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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2014 Sheepmeat Annual Muster

2013 Sheepmeat Annual Muster

2012 Sheepmeat Annual Muster




Media & News

White Paper to provide benefits for sheep producers

Sheep producers are set to benefit from multiple aspects committed by Government in the Agricultural White Paper. Sheepmeat Council of Australia’s Vice President, Alexander MacLachlan said that it was good to see commitment by Government to research and development, drought, wild dogs, AgVet Chemicals, traceability, market access, biosecurity and a dedicated Agricultural commissioner within theRead more

SCA President’s Message- June 2015

Jeff Murray, SCA President Over the past two months I have had a number of opportunities to meet with producers in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and my home state of Western Australia. It has been a great chance to hear from more producers about the issues that are affecting their businesses. There is greatRead more

Improving abattoir feedback to sheep producers

Two new industry initiatives will provide producers with valuable feedback to assist them make informed decisions about on-farm animal health management and meeting market specifications. A new electronic carcase feedback system has been launched by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), which has the potential to save Australian sheep producers millions of dollars each year. MLA’sRead more