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Summer beef campaign

MLA’s latest beef campaign reaffirms that beef is the best natural source of iron for busy women.

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MLA launches new online services

These services are designed to help producers make more informed business decisions with greater ease.

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MLA committed to further action on ACCC recommendations


MLA will continue to support improvements in transparency and competitiveness within the red meat industry by further enhancing its market reporting and prioritising objective carcase measurement technology.

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Understanding price grids and carcase feedback

Get the lowdown on the recent price grid and carcase feedback webinar, hosted by FutureBeef/Beef Central.

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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)
'15 '16 '17

NTLI (¢/kg cwt)

NTLI (¢/kg cwt)
'15 '16 '17

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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