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Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Capability, Extension and Education

This program aims to build the capabilities of industry personnel and encourage industry adoption of R&D outcomes to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the industry. This is achieved through a range of extension, education and training projects under a service agreement with the Meat Industry Training and Advisory Council (MINTRAC), including the meat industry professional development program, which is funded by AMPC.

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Condamine Feedlot Solar Project
Mar 5, 2019
The Teys Condamine Feedlot has reduced energy usage through adopting solar farm technologies. Check out their story here.
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Development of an engineering maintenance strategy
Jan 19, 2019
After strong interest from the industry, resources were developed to provide information and advice to enterprises and RTOs so that they may better understand training pathways availa...
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Making the Meat Industry a Safer Place for Workers
Dec 14, 2018
The significant focus on safety in the past 30 years led to a current phase in safety where only incremental reduction is possible through current safety strategies. As a result, significant reducti...
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Educational Pathways: Creating a Highly Skilled Meat Industry - Year 1
Jul 13, 2018
The 'Educational Scholarship Pathways Program: Creating a Highly Skilled Meat Industry' project aims to create a holistic educational program at RMIT University to develop people that will have the ...
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Developing a Model for Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Employment Outcomes for University Graduates and Undergraduates
Jul 13, 2018
The industry is suffering an ongoing shortage of recruits who are young, able and qualified in meat inspection and quality assurance. This project has explored the prospect of attracting universi...
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Upgrade of the Meat Inspection Exam Generator
Jul 13, 2018
In 2013, MINTRAC created the first Meat Inspection Exam Generator, which was CD-based and had a trainer and student version. The generator enabled Registered Training Organisation (RTO) staff and st...
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Redeveloping the Core Unit CDs into Online Resources for Red Meat Processors
Jul 12, 2018
The project replaced the outdated Core Unit CDs with a series of short, sharp online films (named 'Meat Industry Essentials') which can be used by processing companies and trainers to support induct...
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Meat Industry Environment Network 2016-17
Mar 2, 2018
The Meat Industry Environment Network provides a means to share information on the research, development and extension (RD&E) activities relating to AMPC’s Environment and Sustainability R...
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Developing a Model to Support the Employment of Migrants and Refugees in the Australian Meat Processing Industry
Feb 28, 2018
This project sought to develop and trial a model for employing a group of 10-15 migrants at Thomas Foods International at Murray Bridge, with a view to being adapted and used by other meat processin...
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Professional Development Training Webinars for QA Managers
Dec 18, 2017
This project was for the development and delivery of six professional development training webinars for Quality Assurance staff on ‘hot’ industry topics (such as animal welfare, meat sci...
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Implementing a preferred business model for delivery by AMPC
Dec 13, 2017
AMPC directly serves interests of processors and is primarily accountable to that sector. It must quickly develop and galvanize its value proposition to ensure sustainable and proactive support of p...
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Engagement of Red Meat Processors in the Digital Economy
Dec 13, 2017
This project originally sought to investigate Artificial Intelligence solutions to Animal Health issues within the red meat processing industry. Further analysis revealed the need to define artifici...
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Management of the Australian Q Fever Register for 2016-17
Dec 13, 2017
The Australian Q Fever Register underpins Q Fever risk management across the workplace and has contributed to a significant reduction in Q Fever occurrence within the industry workforce. This pro...
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Emergency Animal Disease Training for the Red Meat Processing Industry
Dec 13, 2017
AMPC had recognised that a training program to ensure red meat processing industry personnel understand their roles and responsibilities in the event of an Emergency Animal Disease response was not ...
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MINTRAC provision of extension services to red meat processors 2016-2017
Dec 12, 2017
This project continues to be important to both AMPC and the red meat processing industry as a whole. It enables the training and extension implications of developments in technology, regulation and ...
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Meat Industry Training Network
Dec 12, 2017
The industry's training networks provide the means of ensuring that R&D outcomes, innovation, new regulatory requirements and industry requirements become embedded into the meat industry trainin...
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Ammonia refrigeration training programs
Dec 12, 2017
The Ammonia Refrigeration Training program was for the delivery of three further ammonia refrigeration training programs based on the model developed and trialled under the AMPC Professional Develop...
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Effective and Low Cost Management of Water Resources at UQ (AWMC)
Nov 16, 2017
The lab at the University of Queensland’s Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) has undertaken research for AMPC on effective and low cost management of water resources and using wastewater ...
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