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On the road to Beef Australia 2015 with $2.5m grant

Posted on 16th April, 2014

Australia’s national beef exposition, Beef Australia 2015, is on track to deliver the cattle industry greater export market engagement, with the announcement today of a $2.5-million Federal Government grant.

2015 Catering EOI

Posted on 2nd April, 2014 by Beef Australia

Beef Australia 2015 invites submissions from professional caterers, restaurateurs and publicans to operate catering facilities for Beef Australia 2015, Monday 4 to Saturday 9 May.

Funding Secured

Posted on 22nd July, 2013

Beef Australia secures $2.5M funding from both ALP and LNP for the 2015 Beef Australia Expo!

Beef Australia Limited Board Changes

Posted on 28th November, 2012

Beef Australia Limited held their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at which a number of changes were made to the Board.

Successfully appointed CEO

Posted on 30th October, 2012

From a strong field of applicants Denis Cox was successfully appointed CEO of Beef Australia.

Record 85,000 attend Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 18th May, 2012

The final figures are in and new records have been set, with approximately 85,000 people passing through the gates of the Rockhampton Showgrounds to attend the national cattle industry exposition, Beef Australia 2012.

Inspiration and celebration marks the end of Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 11th May, 2012

Beef Australia 2012 has finished on a high with inspirational speakers and fantastic entertainment on the final day of the cattle industry’s national exposition.

Vic and Qld win at Beef Australia 2012 Interbreed

Posted on 10th May, 2012

After starting on Tuesday with more than 2000 stud cattle from 31 breeds, two elite animals have been separated from the pack as the Beef Australia 2012 interbreed stud cattle champions

WA and Tasmania beat the best at Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 9th May, 2012

Producers from Tasmania and Western Australia have staked a claim as home to the best meat in the land after dominating the ANZ National Beef Carcase Competition at the industry’s national exposition, Beef Australia 2012.

Don Heatley is Beef's Red Meat Achiever

Posted on 8th May, 2012

Former Meat and Livestock Australia Chairman Don Heatley has been awarded the prestigious Queensland Country Life Red Meat Achiever of the Year at a dinner at Beef Australia 2012 last night.

Record crowd at Big Beef BBQ

Posted on 7th May, 2012

More than 18,000 people have turned out for the Commonwealth Bank Big Beef Barbecue, a city-meets-country welcome event held today to mark the start of Beef Australia 2012.

Match beef genetics to growing Asian markets

Posted on 6th May, 2012

Beef Australia 2012 has opened with a message of massive export market opportunities in Asia over the next 20 years, with producers challenged to match their genetic selection with consumer demands.

Make the most of Labour Day Holiday at the Big Beef Barbecue

Posted on 2nd May, 2012

What better way to complete the coming long weekend than by enjoying a steak cooked by Masterchefs at the biggest barbecue ever seen in Central Queensland.

Plan Your Trip to Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 1st May, 2012

With the national cattle industry exposition now less than a week away, organisers of Beef Australia 2012 are urging visitors to plan ahead to avoid delays due to changed traffic conditions.

Stars can't wait to perform at Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 26th April, 2012

Country music superstar Kasey Chambers and Rockhampton’s own chart toppers, Busby Marou, can’t wait to perform at Beef Australia 2012, with the concert now just two weeks away.

Accommodation still available for Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 24th April, 2012

Accommodation is still available for people making last-minute plans to attend the national cattle industry exposition, Beef Australia 2012.

Leading minds headline Beef Australia 2012 Seminars

Posted on 23rd April, 2012

Australia’s cattle producers will be inspired by some of the best minds in the industry, as well as experts in science, finance and technology, as part of the Beef Australia 2012 Seminars Program.

Rockhampton's chefs recognised with Beef Australia 2012 awards

Posted on 20th April, 2012

Rockhampton’s best beef chefs and leading food outlets have been recognised at an awards ceremony today in the lead up to Beef Australia 2012.

Industry backs Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 16th April, 2012

Gladstone Ports Corporation and Xstrata Coal Queensland, two of the regions key players in the resources sector, have come on board as joint sponsors for the Man From Snowy River - Arena Spectacular, the feature entertainment event of Beef Australia 2012.

Beef Australia 2012 Stud News April Edition

Posted on 16th April, 2012

The final Stud Newsletter before Beef Australia 2012 has been produced to inform exhibitors, breed societies, judges and stewards and all involved of various aspects leading up to the Expo.

Beef Australia to remain on three-year cycle

Posted on 23rd March, 2012

The Beef Australia cattle industry expositions will continue to be held just once every three years, in line with strong views from exhibitors, primary producers and sponsors not to switch to a two-year cycle.

Ergon leads the way with volunteers

Posted on 13th March, 2012

Ergon Energy staff are leading the response to the call for extra volunteers to assist at Beef Australia 2012, Australia’s national cattle industry exposition, to be held in Rockhampton from May 7-12.

Beef Australia 2012 a Global Meeting Place

Posted on 1st March, 2012

Leading cattle industry figures from around the world are lining up to explore new business opportunities at Beef Australia 2012, the biggest industry event of its kind in Australia.

Genetics conference a must for leading producers

Posted on 23rd February, 2012

Cattle producers from Australia and across the globe attending Beef Australia 2012 have the chance to arrive in Rockhampton early and enhance their cattle breeding knowledge by participating in the Bayer & Bioniche International Beef Cattle Genetics Conference.

Best of Brahman beef on the Stonegrill

Posted on 13th February, 2012

A new alliance is placing the best of Brahman beef at the top of the menu at Beef Australia 2012.

Kasey Chambers, Busby Marou Live at Beef

Posted on 8th February, 2012

  Australian country music legend, Kasey Chambers, and Rockhampton’s own chart successes, Busby Marou, will headline the Beef Australia 2012 Country Collaboration Concert.  

Stud Cattle January Newsletter

Posted on 30th January, 2012

With the closing date for nominations of  February 3 fast approaching, now is the time to nominate your cattle if you haven’t already done so. 

Registrations Open for International Beef Cattle Genetics Conference

Posted on 7th December, 2011

Beef Australia 2012 has now opened registrations for one of its new, marquee events, the Bayer & Bioniche International Beef Cattle Genetics Conference, to be held at CQUniversity Australia in Rockhampton on 6-7 May 2012.  

Man from Snowy River rides into the Beef Capital

Posted on 15th November, 2011

Beef Australia 2012 in conjunction with Ozworks Entertainment are calling for all actors, singers, dancers, musicians and stage hands to audition to be a part of The Man From Snowy River - Arena Spectacular!

Stud competition schedule released

Posted on 21st October, 2011

A competition schedule, including prizes and conditions of entry, is now available for the Beef Australia 2012 Landmark Stud Cattle Championships.

Rockhampton opens its homes for Beef 2012 Homestay

Posted on 20th September, 2011

It’s time for the Rockhampton regional community to open their hearts and their homes to help accommodate the massive influx of visitors expected during Beef Australia 2012.

Should Beef Australia be held every two years

Posted on 9th September, 2011

Beef Australia is seeking visitor and exhibitor feedback as it considers whether to change from a triennial program to holding Australia’s national beef industry exhibition event every two years.

Stud Cattle Newsletter

Posted on 26th August, 2011

Stud News has been developed by the Beef Australia 2012 Stud Cattle Committee to keep Exhibitors, Breed Societies, Judges and Stewards well informed of various aspects of the planning and development of the Beef Australia 2012 Stud Cattle Championships.

Beef Australia's Geoff Murphy the Red Meat Achiever of the Year

Posted on 11th August, 2011

Beef Australia 2012 Chairman Geoff Murphy has received the prestigious Red Meat Achiever of the Year Award for individual excellence in assisting the sector to grow and prosper.

Cattle world comes together at Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 11th August, 2011

Beef Australia 2012 will bring together cattle industry leaders and innovators from around the world for a week of international trade opportunities, cattle shows and sales, industry seminars, tours of some of the best beef operations in the country, and much more.

Bookings open for trade fair sites

Posted on 9th August, 2011

Bookings are now open for sites in the Beef Australia 2012 trade fair areas.

Rockhampton on the road to Beef Australia 2012

Posted on 29th July, 2011

Rockhampton residents are being reminded in the most eye-catching way to start preparing for the biggest event on the local calendar, with Beef Australia 2012 now just nine months away.

Sporting Memorabilia Under the Hammer

Posted on 28th July, 2011 by Beef Australia

A State of Origin jersey signed by Queensland Captain Darren Lockyer after his last State of Origin game this year, and a bat signed by cricketing greats Allan Border and Matthew Hayden, are among the items to be auctioned at a gala beef industry and charity ball during Ekka Week.

Hoofs, Horns and Heroes Gala Ball

Posted on 6th July, 2011

Tickets are now available for the first ever Hoofs, Horns and Heroes Gala Ball, hosted by the Royal Flying Doctor Service and supported by Beef Australia, to be held during Brisbane’s Ekka Week.

Accommodation providers

Posted on 17th May, 2011 by Beef Australia

There are a wide variety of accommodation options to be had but given the popularity of the Expo please make booking a bed a priority.

Beef 2012 to deliver trade boost for industry

Posted on 16th May, 2011 by Beef Australia

Australia’s national beef exposition, Beef 2012, is a step closer to delivering the cattle industry a valuable boost to its export trade, with the announcement today of a $2.2-million Federal Government grant.


Posted on 20th April, 2011 by Beef Australia

The Ultimate Beef 2012 Package has raised $4250 for flood and cyclone assistance as part of the Rural Press Club „Pass the Hat Around? fundraising dinner.


Posted on 23rd March, 2011 by Beef Australia

Beef Australia and several of its regional goods and service supply partners have come together in a show of support for the Rural Press Club of Queensland Flood and Cyclone Recovery Fundraising Dinner, to be held in Brisbane at the Tattersall’s Club on 15th April.

Beef Australia tours program hots up

Posted on 1st March, 2011 by Beef Australia

Beef Australia 2012 and its official travel partner Quadrant Agtours have put together two beef industry specific tour packages tailored for innovative industry leaders.

Genetics Conference

Posted on 1st March, 2011 by Beef Australia

The potential for growth in the beef cattle genetics industry is enormous and Australia is at the forefront. Beef 2012 will host an International Beef Cattle Genetics Conference and Marketplace to promote the latest research and technologies, and allow producers to follow up on new business concepts and contacts.

Northern Territory Cattlemen to Beef 2012

Posted on 1st March, 2011 by Beef Australia

Beef Australia and Quadrant Agtours are inviting Northern Territory Cattlemen Association members to a 12-day tour to Rockhampton for Beef 2012, the International Beef Cattle Genetics Conference, and a selection of regional Queensland tourist hotspots.


Posted on 1st February, 2011 by Beef Australia

This REVISED edition of Stud News shows a number of corrections against Classes 1 to 19 due to errors with the dates printed in the February 2011, Volume 1 Stud News.
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