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December 2019


4th Ministerial Forum on Northern Development

Ministers met this week in Katherine, NT to discuss ways to stimulate economic opportunities and create jobs in northern Australia.

This year they discussed the next phase of the northern agenda including ways to increase the economic engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Ministers confirmed their commitment to boosting the economic opportunities of Indigenous people by launching the Northern Australia Indigenous Development Accord. The Accord will drive a coordinated approach to economic activity, innovation and business opportunities in the north.

Read the Communiqué

Reminder: Northern Food Futures Conference 2020

27-30 April 2020

Come to Food Futures 2020 and find out what’s happening in northern agriculture across all sectors. Listen to over 50 speakers, learn from successful farmers, attend industry workshops and have opportunities to network and business match.

Early bird registrations now open

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Media Update

Please find a summary of the Media regarding the Indonesia Australian Breeder Cattle Development Program Courtesy of the Aust Live Export Council

  • The original ABC online article by Kath Sullivan has been played across multiple channels including the Indonesia morning news is here
  • Kath Sullivan also did a television interview yesterday which is available here and has been played across multiple channels
  • Mark Harvey Sutton interview with Sky News yesterday is here
  • WA Country Hour here (1:24 start) Mark Harvey Sutton’s full interview with Kath Sullivan and then interview with Emma White CEO KPCA
  • Beef Central article released yesterday is here
  • RSPCA released a statement here focusing on LiveX and sent it out on Twitter – This is being questioned by other journalists and industry advocates and “called out” as a Government issue not LiveX which is positive.
  • LiveCorp report summary here
  • The Australian article by the South-East Asian correspondent based in Jakarta Amanda Hodge is here

African swine fever outbreak simulation tests Australia’s biosecurity response plan – ABC Rural – ABC News


Pastoral Market Update – October 2019

October 2019

Dear subscriber

The Pastoral Market Update (PMU) is a document published monthly by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources to provide information on livestock exports from the Port of Darwin and interstate cattle movements.

Historical records for previous exports are available from the department’s website.

Kind Regards

Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Department of Primary Industry and Resources
GPO Box 3000, DARWIN NT 0801
This email was sent by Department of Primary Industry and Resources, GPO Box 3000, DARWIN, Northern Territory 0801, pmu to buffalo




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