Cattle Council of Australia

The Cattle Council of Australia is the peak producer organisation representing Australia's beef cattle producers. The Cattle Council of Australia was established in July 1979, bringing together for the first time all farmer organisations whose members had beef cattle enterprises.

The objective of the Council is to represent and progress the interests of Australian beef cattle producers through wide and regular consultation with, and policy advice to, key industry organisations as well as relevant Federal Government Departments and other bodies regarding issues of national and international importance



Annual General Meeting and Independent Board Nominations Open

Find out more about Cattle Council’s AGM on Wednesday 9 November, independent board positions up for nomination and how, as a member, you can express your interest to be on one of our consultative subcommittees.

Livestock Biosecurity Network - End of Pilot Report

The LBN pilot recently concluded with a review of the project confirming it delivered a number of biosecurity and animal welfare outputs and delivered a 7:1 return on investments based on the activities and outcomes achieved. The following report contains a summary of the major cattle-related activities undertaken by the organisation from 2013 to 2016.

The New Approach to JD

The New Approach to JD

The new, national approach to Johne’s disease (JD) in cattle – the BJD Framework – offers a fresh approach to the management of the endemic disease.

Direct Membership

Register for Cattle Council of Australia Direct Membership.

Beef Industry Strategic Plan

A robust plan aimed at repositioning the nation’s beef industry for long-term profitability has been released by Cattle Council of Australia. Click here to view the plan.