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About R&D reporting
MLA reports on all completed and terminated R&D projects that have been funded by any combination of producer/processor levies, voluntary contributions via the MLA Donor Company and Commonwealth funds. Projects where no funds were spent are not included.
All MLA R&D projects are reported via an online summary, which may in turn be linked to one or more detailed reports.
For each summary, the following project information is displayed:
- report title, if applicable
- project start and end date
- primary region that the project outcomes relate to
- primary species that the project outcomes relate to
- date published (the date the report was uploaded or available from MLA’s web site)
- primary vendor.
R&D funds for a project are managed by MLA via contract codes. A project may include multiple contracts where projects are carried out in stages, or an on-going project or program is funded by annual contracts.
|Project type||Funding details|
|Industry, Industry Company Managed Activity (CMA), Sponsorship||Funded by producer or processor levies|
|MDC PSH - MLA Donor Company (MDC) projects||Funded via voluntary contribution partnerships with commercial organisations and service providers|
|MDC PIP - MLA Donor Company (MDC) projects||Funded via the processors and Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) through the Plant Initiated Project (PIP) program|
|Funded by producer and/or processor levies and covers support costs for R&D projects|
|Commercial||Funded by producer and/or processor levies and covers adoption costs for R&D projects|
Meat & Livestock Australia acknowledges the matching funds provided by the Australian Government to support all the research and development investments detailed above.