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Report reveals $420m benefit from objective measurement

An independent report has found a $420 million per annum potential benefit to the Australian red meat industry from the full adoption of objective measurement technology.

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Save the date: 21-22 November, Alice Springs

The 2017 MLA Red Meat Industry Forum and AGM will take on the 21-22 November in Alice Springs.

Mark it in your diary to join us in the heart and soul of Central Australia, for the Australian red meat industry’s premier event.

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Record carcase weights to offset drop in slaughter in 2017

Australia’s cattle market has been rejuvenated by recent rainfall across many parts of Australia, ensuring cattle prices will remain higher year-on-year for the first six months of 2017.

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Investing in red meat's future

Meat & Livestock Australia Ltd (MLA) strives to be the recognised leader in delivering world-class research, development and marketing outcomes that benefit Australian cattle, sheep and goat producers.

Working in collaboration with the Australian Government and wider red meat industry, MLA's mission is to deliver value to levy payers by investing in initiatives that contribute to producer profitability, sustainability and global competitiveness.

The new regional consultation model gives producers direct input into MLA’s R&D priorities.

Meat & Livestock Australia Ltd (MLA) is a producer-owned, not-for-profit organisation that delivers research, development and marketing services to Australia's red meat industry.

Market Information

EYCI (¢/kg cwt)

EYCI (¢/kg cwt)
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NTLI (¢/kg cwt)

NTLI (¢/kg cwt)
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About your levy

Click on the icons below to find out more about how MLA invests in research & development and marketing on behalf of producers. Funding comes from transaction levies paid on livestock sales, the Australian government and voluntary contributions from industry partners.

Grassfed cattle

MLA is investing $67.6m on behalf of grassfed cattle producers in 2016-17.

Grainfed Cattle

MLA is investing $12.7m on behalf of grainfed cattle producers in 2016-17.


MLA is investing $45.6m on behalf of sheepmeat and lamb producers in 2016-17.


MLA is investing $1.3m on behalf of goat producers in 2016-17.

Supply Chain

MLA is investing $43.8m on behalf of supply chain levy payers in 2016-17.

Latest Marketing Campaign

The latest Beef campaign is built on the established 'You're Better on Beef' platform, with the core message being Beef meals are healthy, quick and easy to prepare.
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ParaBoss set to expand to cattle
20 Apr 2017

ParaBoss set to expand to cattle

Beef producers will soon have a valuable new tool to assist them in the fight against parasites, which cost Australian cattle producers in excess of $350 million annually, with the development of one national website for parasite control resources.

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