NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council

ABOUT
US

NABRC MEMBERS HELP SET THE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES ON BEHALF OF BEEF PRODUCERS IN THEIR REGION

Our 11 Regional Beef Research Committees (RBRCs) meet at least twice a year to identify and discuss strategic industry issues. The chairs of each committee also participate in NABRC meetings and Northern Producer Panel meetings, both held bi-annually.

 

Each year, NABRC publishes a list of research, development and adoption issues affecting the northern grassfed beef industry, ranked in order of priority by each of the 11 RBRCs. We also make a formal submission to Meat and Livestock Australia’s Annual Investment Call based upon feedback and consultation with RBRCs.

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council

AFFILIATE COUNCILS

NABRC exists as one of three regional research councils as part of Meat and Livestock Australia’s Regional Advisory Council framework. We work alongside the  Southern Australia Livestock Research Council (SALRC) and Western Australia Livestock Research Council (WALRC).

 

Representatives from each of the three councils make up the Red Meat Panel which provides advice on investment priorities to the MLA Board.

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Affiliate Councils WALRC SALRC

OUR IMPACT

MLA’s Regional Advisory framework has guided the investment of grassfed beef and sheepmeat levies resulting in more than $50M of research, development and adoption projects. Over the course of the five years since its inception, the project call process has seen more than 600 submitted preliminary proposals from 83 different applicant organisations resulting in almost 70 contracted projects set to advance industry.

 

NABRC’s influence and collaboration efforts have resulted in game-changing research programs for the beef industry, including the recent Northern Breeding Business (NB2) project, pasture dieback research, phosphorous for cattle fertility, and the famous CashCow project.

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council

OUR PEOPLE

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | John Taylor

Dr John Taylor

NABRC Chair

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Catriona Pearce

Catriona Pearce

Central Queensland Chair

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Eiren Smith

North Queensland Chair

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Ian Braithwaite

Ian Braithwaite

North West Queensland Chair

Anthony Dunn

South Queensland Chair

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Richard Cox

Richard Cox

South East Queensland Chair

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Nina House

Nina House

Western Queensland Chair

Peter Balmain

Barkly Region NT Chair

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Nicole Hayes

Nicole Hayes

Central Australia NT Chair

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Jay Mohr-Bell

Jay Mohr-Bell

Katherine Region NT Chair

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | James Camp

James Camp

Kimberley WA Representative

NABRC | North Australia Beef Research Council | Kerry (Joe) Paul

Kerry (Joe) Paul

Pilbara WA Representative

OUR PARTNERS

KEY DOCUMENTS

Vision, Mission & Values

NABRC

History

Structure & Leadership