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:

2019/20 MLA Annual Call for Sheepmeat and Grassfed Beef Research, Development and Adoption Projects

2019/20 MLA annual call for preliminary proposals – NOW OPEN

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) invites preliminary proposals from individuals, organisations or project teams to address the 2019/20 research, development and adoption priorities for sheepmeat and grassfed beef. The 2019/20 MLA annual call closes 6.00pm AEDT Friday, 19 October 2018.

Successful projects may be funded with sheepmeat and/or grassfed beef levies. 

To be considered for funding, preliminary proposals must:

MLA 2019-20 Annual Call Request for Tender

MLA preliminary proposal template

 For more information please visit the Annual Call page.

Call for Expressions of Interest – Expert Panel Chair

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is seeking an independent Chair of the Expert Panel. The Expert Panel convenes once each year to review and rank research, development and adoption (RD&A) proposals submitted to the MLA annual call for sheepmeat and grassfed beef RD&A. This Expert (peer review) Panel process delivers independence, quality, objectivity and transparency to project review and selection by MLA.

Expression of Interest

Expressions of interest (EOIs) for the Expert Panel Independent Chair position should be submitted to MLA addressing the selection criteria in the EOI document. EOIs should not exceed four pages.

EOI’s should be submitted electronically to Irene Sobotta and must be received by COB Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Face to face interviews will be held in Sydney on 15-16 November 2018. Appointment will take place shortly after this by signing a Letter of Appointment with MLA. One to two days of work will be required in December 2018 in collaboration with the current Expert Panel Chair.

For further information please contact:

Irene Sobotta
MLA Program Manager Consultation
Mobile: 0457 656 570
Email: Irene Sobotta

Alan Bell
Current Expert Panel Chair
Phone: 0448 626 078
Email: Alan Bell



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