EOI’s are invited from livestock producers to assist in directing the RD&A agenda for the livestock industries in south-eastern Australia through membership of the following SALRC Regional Committees:

Northern NSW ● Southern NSW ● Central & Western NSW and QLD Sheep

Central VIC ● Western VIC ● South-east VIC & TAS ● South Australia

The Southern Australia Livestock Research Council (SALRC) is an independent, Incorporated Association and one of three national research councils setup to provide recommendations on Research, Development & Adoption (RD&A) priorities and planning for grass-fed beef and sheepmeat producers and R&D professionals throughout Australia.

As part of SALRC’s commitment to building industry and organisational capability, recruitment is now underway for key livestock producer members in south-eastern Australia.   The tenure of all positions will commence following the SALRC AGM in September. Producer members are eligible to serve two three year terms, with positions eligible for re-appointment at the conclusion of their first term.

Working closely with their respective Regional Committee Chair, SALRC’s Regional Committee Members provide the critical interface between RD&A providers and the needs of red meat and livestock producers. 

Positions are open in each region to any grass-fed beef and/or sheepmeat producer who reside in the respective SALRC region (Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Central and Western NSW and QLD sheep, Central VIC, Western VIC, South-east VIC & TAS, and South Australia). Note: some current members are eligible for re-appointment however positions are open to other applicants. The successful candidates will have:

  • Established commercial beef and/or sheepmeat production experience;
  • A strong interest in RD&A within the context of red meat and livestock production;
  • A detailed knowledge of red meat and livestock production in their region;
  • A willingness and capability to take a leadership role to collate RD&A priorities on behalf of their region;
  • A preparedness to act as industry and community advocates on livestock RD&A issues.

The selection committee will consider expressions of interest for Regional Committee Member positions on 28 July 2024

For more information download the background, roles and responsibilities document below or contact SALRC Executive Officer Mike Stephens on 03 5341 6100 or info@salrc.com.au.

Expressions of interest addressing selection criteria and their desired region should be emailed to info@salrc.com.au.