Future Beef is an ally for the north Australian beef Industry, sharing the latest practical tools, scientific insights, and relevant, timely advice. This helps producers, pastoralists, graziers, livestock owners and landholders to make the most of good and bad times. If you want to maximise your kilograms of beef produced while maintaining or improving your land condition and animal welfare, check out our up-to-date resources located on the FutureBeef website.
Farming in reef catchments
Profitability, productivity and sustainability go hand-in-hand. Grazing land in good condition is better for business and the Great Barrier Reef. Find out more about how you can apply best management practices and protect our environment.
Financial assistance and support
There are a range of financial assistance programs and support services available to Queensland’s beef producers. These include:
Market access is critical for the beef industry and the infrastructure to transport cattle needs to support business needs of the industry. There are a number of projects currently underway to ensure that we can create a single integrated transport network which is accessible to everyone and supports a sustainable beef industry. Some of these include:
- Dawson Highway bridges strengthening and pavement widening
- Eton Range realignment
- Mackay Ring Road
- Stage 2 of Type 1 Road Train access to Rockhampton abattoirs
- Northern Australia Beef Roads Program
- Road Stimulus Packages
A complete list of projects is available at Department of Transport and Main Roads
Queensland is resource rich and full of opportunities for economic prosperity. We are committed to growing our regions through the responsible and sustainable use of our land and minerals for the benefit of Queenslanders in the decades to come. Find out about some of the ways we are supporting our beef industry:
Health and safety
Improved health and safety culture and safe work design across the beef supply chain leads to a more sustainable industry.
Industry development and supply chain opportunities
Queensland is a great place to work and live and there are many opportunities for anyone in the beef supply chain to invest, diversify or grow their business. Some of the opportunities available now are:
Emergency and disaster preparedness
When it comes to extreme weather events in Queensland, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’.
It is important to understand what disasters you are most likely to be impacted by and how to prepare yourself and your property to manage your risk. Here’s some handy links to help you to prepare:
Research projects and facilities
At our world-class research facilities, we explore a number of ways that we can build and support prosperous and sustainable Queensland agriculture enterprises.
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Last updated: 30 Apr 2021