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Australian Cattle Council : Yearbook 2009
CA TTLE COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA YEARBOOK 2009 Visit to Indonesia with the Hon. Tony Burke MP 18- 22 August 2008 The President of Cattle Council of Australia Bill Bray (04-08), accompanied The Hon Tony Burke, Minister for Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries on his first visit to Indonesia. Fisheries on his first visit to Indonesia. The industry delegation also included Don Heatley, Chairman, Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), Mark Chown, President of the Australian Citrus Growers, Allister Lugsdin, Manager Livestock Services – Asia Pacific, MLA/LiveCorp and Lach Mackinnon, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Live Exporters Council. T The delegation accompanied The Minister on various trade visits in Jakarta including TUM feedlot. The delegation visited Panjang port and Jaun Jaya feedlot in Lampung, several Indonesian supermarkets and met with the Indonesian Feedlotters Association (APFINDO) and other members of the meat and livestock trade. he President of Cattle Council of Australia Bill Bray (2004-2008), accompanied The Hon. Tony Burke, MP Minister for Agriculture Forestry and This trip provided The Minister with the opportunity to see the complementary nature of the trade where Australian cattle are exported to Indonesia, value-added through further feeding and the subsequent creation of jobs in local communities. Minister Burke publicly acknowledged his appreciation and participation of the industry representatives and expressed the importance of continued trade with Indonesia. For the northern cattle industry, Australia’s partnership with Indonesia is vital. Indonesia is Australia’s largest export market for live cattle, receiving more than 650,000 cattle in 2008. During that year, Indonesia received around 75% of Australia’s live cattle exports, providing a valuable market for our livestock and contributing $413 million to Australia’s economy. 28 Becrux unloading livestock with Wellard Group (L-R) Don Heatley, Bill Bray, Lach Mackinnon, Allister Lugsdin and Tim O'Donnell 1117_CCA Yearbook 2009.indd 28 7/5/09 9:52:31 AM