Livestock SA have a range of committees who support the Board and staff with the development and implementation of policy and industry development initiatives.
Sheep Industry Fund Board
Livestock SA is recognised by the Minister as a body representing the sheep industry for the purposes of the Primary Industry Funding Schemes (Sheep Industry Fund) Regulations.
An Independent Sheep Industry Fund Board has been established following consultation between the SA Sheep Advisory Group, the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) and Livestock SA; to provide advice on the use of the Sheep Industry Fund as set out in the Primary Industry Funding Schemes (Sheep Industry Fund) Regulations
Cattle Industry Fund Board
Livestock SA and the South Australian Dairyfarmers Association are recognized by the Minister as bodies representing the beef and dairy cattle industries for the purposes of the Primary Industry Funding Schemes (Cattle Industry Fund) Regulations.
Livestock SA and the South Australian Dairyfarmers Association, in consultation with the SA Cattle Advisory Group (SACAG) and the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) have established an Independent Cattle Industry Fund Board to provide advice on the use of the Cattle Industry Fund as set out in the Primary Industry Funding Schemes (Cattle Industry Fund) Regulations..
Biosecurity, Animal Health and Welfare Advisory Committee (BAHWAC)
The Biosecurity, Animal Health and Welfare Advisory Committee has been established to provide a forum for sharing of information to ensure that the policy positions adopted by Livestock SA are representative of all Red Meat and Wool growers across South Australia. The Committee also plays an important role in drawing issues to the attention of the board that may require advocacy on behalf of Members.
Blueprint Executive Committee and Industry Working Group
The Industry Blueprint Working Group guides and promotes value chain collaboration in its development and implementation.The Blueprint Executive Committee, a subset of the Working Group, governs Industry Blueprints and recruits Working Group members.
Wool Training and Advisory Group (WoolTAG)
The South Australian Wool Training Advisory Group (WoolTAG) is a voluntary committee launched in 2003 focused on supporting the wool industry through ensuring there is a skilled training program within the state to continue to build a sustainable and resilient workforce.
How to get involved!
It is important that our Board and committees provide a wide range of viewpoints and experiences to help improve the quality of our advocacy and policy development. Members play an important role in this and Livestock SA have many opportunities for members to be involved.
Benefits of participating include:
- Opportunity to add your voice to key issues
- Experience how Livestock SA works and the efforts that go into making the association successful
- Contribute to the future growth and success of the organisation and the industry
- Build stronger relationships and networks within the industry
If you would like to get involved or interested to find out more please get in touch with us!