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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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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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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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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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The project replaced the outdated Core Unit CDs with a series of short, sharp online films (named 'Meat Industry Essentials') which can be used by processing companies and trainers to support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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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