A new resource hub has been launched to help livestock transport. Photo: Mark Saunders.

New hub a valuable resource for transporting stock

A new hub for livestock transporting is loaded with resources for livestock carriers.

25 March 2024

 MLA is predicting the cattle herd will be 28.6 million head by mid-year. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Cattle herd drops slightly to 28.6 million

The national cattle herd has entered a maintenance phase, according to MLA.

28 February 2024

 Sheep and mutton production records have been broken. Picture Mark Saunders.

Red meat production records broken

Last year was a record for sheep and lamb production and slaughter levels.

20 February 2024

 MLA is seeking a new managing director following Jason Strong's resignation late last year. Photo credit: MLA.

New leader sought for red meat industry

MLA is seeking applications for its managing director position.

17 January 2024

 Saleyards are shutting down for Christmas after a big year. Picture Mark Saunders.

Saleyards shut up shop after a big year

Sheep and cattle saleyards will shut down this week and return from Wednesday 3 January 2024.

18 December 2023

 It's been a tough year for sheep and lamb producers, but things are looking up. Photo: Mark Saunders.

MLA reports challenging year for sheep and lamb producers

Confidence in sheep driven by weather, exports and input costs - MLA

18 December 2023

 Beneficial beef: The ABSF aims to show how the Australian beef industry is producing beef in a socially, environmentally and economically responsible manner. Photo: Pamela Lawson.

Framework to gauge responsible progress

ABSF releases is annual update, showing how the Australian beef industry is performing.

29 November 2023

 Southern Australia dominates cattle indicators. Picture Mark Saunders.

Southern Australia dominates cattle indicators

NSW cattle saleyards are dominating key indicators.

25 September 2023


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