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Current tenders

MLA is seeking applications from individuals, organisations or project teams with the expertise required to undertake one or more of the following projects:


Sheep Reproduction Strategic Partnership

Improving sheep reproductive performance, reducing ewe and lamb mortality and improving animal welfare is a key priority for Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), Australian sheep and wool producers and other industry partners. Following completion of the Sheep Reproduction RD&E Investment Plan 2012-2017 (SRRIP) and a recent stock-take of ongoing RD&E projects, MLA along with stakeholder partners is now seeking to develop new strategies and initiatives to improve lamb survivability outcomes. To do so and recognising the need for a coordinated approach to improving reproductive performance, MLA is seeking to develop a new Sheep Reproduction Strategic Partnership, in collaboration with stakeholder partners.

This terms of reference (TOR) is an inaugural call for collaboration against a series of industry priorities that will result in a series of foundational initiatives to support the partnership.

Terms of Reference

MDC Application Guidelines

Application template

Applicants are encouraged to engage the relevant MLA Managers prior to the submission of an application.

Applications must be lodged electronically as Word document to projectcall@mla.com.au by Thursday, 1 October 2020.

For more information please contact:

Joe Gebbels
Project Manager - Sheep Research & Development
Research, Development & Adoption
Phone: 0407 002 928
Email: jgebbels@mla.com.au

Program Coordinator Northern Breeding Business (NB2)

MLA is seeking proposals from suitably qualified individuals to act as the Program Co-ordinator for the Northern Breeding Business (NB2) program.

The NB2 program will address reproductive performance for northern breeding operations. To assist in the delivery of NB2, the Coordinator will deliver support capacity which will assist with the efficient development and outcomes of the NB2 program.

The Program Coordinator NB2 will assist in driving the implementation of the adoption model and coordinate the NB2 network to ensure that program outcomes are delivered to industry, while reviewing the requirements, documentation and processes to ensure continuous improvement, as guided by MLA and the Management Committee.

This Terms of reference (TOR) is a call for collaboration against a series of industry priorities that will result in a series of foundational initiatives to support the program.

Terms of Reference

Applications must be received by Monday, 3 August 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to engage the relevant MLA Managers prior to the submission of an application.


For more information, please contact:

Nigel Tomkins
Program Manager-Grassfed Productivity
Meat & Livestock Australia
Phone: 07 3620 5234
Email: ntomkins@mla.com.au