6 MAY - 12 MAY 2018



Collaboration and networking opportunities are facilitated a free Business Matching Program called Handshakes provided by our Government in partnership with the Australian Trade Commission.  Handshakes provides an ideal opportunity for international agribusiness companies to meet face to face with Australian enterprises and livestock specialists to explore business prospects.

Entry to HANDSHAKES 2018 will be by Expression of Interest (EOI) only. EOIs will be encouraged from:

    • International visitors wishing to engage with all facets of the Australian Beef Supply Chain. The program is not limited to beef and live cattle exporters, but aims to include all areas that support the beef industry.  Those seeking equipment, seeds, investment, services and technologies, genetics etc are encouraged to attend.
    • Australian businesses from the whole supply chain keen to meet international visitors to Beef Australia 2018 and who are already exporting or interested in exporting, or have projects seeking investment.


HANDSHAKES 2018 will include a revised list of categories.

For your information details of Australian participants in Handshakes at Beef Australia 2015 follows:

1. Allied Industries
2. Beef Cattle & Genetics Exporters
Live Export
Meat Processing/Exporting

For more information about the Beef Australia 2018 and activities for international delegates, please revisit these pages which will be updated as additional information comes to hand.  For enquiries or specific questions, please contact Anne Cover, International Coordinator, anne@beefaustralia.com.au

Visa Applications

Under Australia’s universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid visa.  The appropriate visa option will depend, amongst other things, on the person’s purpose for visiting Australia.  Please click on this link to find all the up to date visa information.