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The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) is the Peak Council that represents retailers, processors, exporters and smallgoods manufacturers in the post-farm-gate meat industry.

Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program (EEIG)


In 2012, AMIC received funding from the Department of Industry as part of the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program to help small & medium sized enterprises in the meat industry:
 Recognise energy efficiency issues in their businesses
 Provide relevant information for investigating solutions
 Develop a business plan to capture these solutions 
 Invest in those solutions and understand funding options
 Ultimately reduce their expenditure on energy
 Develop a mindset of continued improvement on energy efficiency

Having completed an extensive research and benchmarking study in association with the AMPC, the output from the EEIG Program is now available electronically on the AMIC website. Click here to find out more.


New Apprenticeships provisions in the Meat Industry Award
2015 AMIC National Meat Industry WH&S Conference 

New apprenticeships provisions in the Meat Industry Award will commence on 1/1/2015.

The new clause can be accessed through this link:
Apprenticeship variation

The Work, Health & Safety Conference will be held on August 13 & 14 at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Surfers Paradise. Registration forms will be available in February.
Click for more information:
2015 WH&S Conference

New Meat Lumping video & fact sheets 
A History of Meat Processing in Australia
These are now available in the WH&S/Workers Compensation database in the HR/IR secure section. Please click to login

For all WH&S and Worker's Compensation updates & news please click here
  AMIC's National Processing Director Stephen Martyn has written a book on the history of meat processing in Australia. 

Read more in the Information Sheet first and then fill out the Order Form for your book.

Incentives for Employers and Apprentices
The AMIC Master Butcher of Australia 

There are changes to the financial benefits for both employers and apprentices including the new trade support loans.

Please Login to our HR Secure section to read more.

This is a recognised industry achievement signifying a person is at the top of their trade & experienced beyond the trade qualification. Attained through an application and assessment process. Please contact your local AMIC office for applications. 

2014 Wage Review Decision
Australian Livestock Processing Industry Animal Welfare Certification System (AAWCS)

Members can view the new wage rates by logging into the HR secure section. Please click to login or request one.

For more detailed information please click to the Fair Work Commission website.
Please see this link to the PAYG Weekly Tax Table.

    The AAWCS is an independently audited certification program used by Australian livestock processors to demonstrate compliance with the industry best practice animal welfare standards. Read more
Find out more about AMIC’s commitment to best practice animal welfare here.
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