On-farm connectivity a focus for MLA
MLA is preparing to tackle one of the biggest on-farm productivity constraints with a bold plan to improve connectivity on-farm and right through the red meat supply chain.
Producer consultation guides $9.5m in on-farm research
Find out which 12 new research projects are being funded by MLA after one year of grassroots' consultation with sheepmeat and grassfed beef producers.
Invest in less stress for livestock
Boyd Holden, a trainer in best practice livestock handling techniques, maintains that low-stress stock handling is a new term for old concepts practised for centuries.
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.
MLA Donor Company Ltd facilitates non-levy investments in R&D innovations across the supply chain.READ MORE
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.
MLA is investing $60.7m on behalf of grassfed cattle producers in 2017-18.
MLA is investing $11.0m on behalf of grainfed cattle producers in 2017-18.
MLA is investing $37.0m on behalf of sheepmeat and lamb producers in 2017-18.
MLA is investing $0.8m on behalf of goat producers in 2017-18.
MLA invested $46.3m on behalf of supply chain levy payers in 2017-18.
Latest Marketing Campaign
MLA has launched its latest Lamb marketing campaign – positioning Lamb as the meat more people can eat regardless of their religious beliefs, background or dietary requirements.
SmartShepherd set to streamline maternal data collection
Matching ewes with their lambs will be much easier with a re-usable smart tag developed in an MLA Donor Company and SmartShepherd collaboration.Read More