After months of workshops, interviews, surveys, Departmental enquiries and at least one Freedom of Information request, teh NFF (contracted to the Australian Government) has released the interim report on the poultry meat market in Australia, policy options including those from overseas, and a draft Code for consideration. This is availalbe for consultation and comment for the next 2 months ONLY. Depending on the feedback or fightback, government MAY OR MAY NOT proceed to a Mandatory Code.
IS YOUR FUTURE WORTH 4 HOURS? Yes, it’s a drag to read, but it’s your future. If you choose not to, you accept any consequence that comes out of this project, inlcuding potential for contracts below your cost of production. You CANNOT rely on your delegates to do this work. READ AND COMMENT, PRIVATELY, BACK TO THE ACGC OFFICE and we will pass your comments on to NFF and politicians anonymously. Get your accountant or lawyer to loo,k over it and give you advice. THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE. Clock on the below. we particularly suggest you read pages 40-46 of the report, and the proposed Code (commences page 96). Click on the below to get started.
One month ago, the NFF Interim Report recommended a Mandatory Code of Conduct for poultry meat growers. The report can be found HERE ACGC has responded HERE The NFF report identified that: There is an imbalance of power between growers and processors Supermarkets have thrown their support behind a mandatory Code and are willing to […]read more
ACGC and ACMF have participated on the steering committee for the government’s required Sustainability Plan for the industry. While the full report is still be released, the summary is below. Take a look at the things YOU will have to do to increase sustainability and make the meat poultry industry “green”! Sustainability Framework HEREread more