Tasmanian Meat Industry Working Group

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Tasmanian Meat Industry Working Group (TMIWG) has been established to look at short and medium term actions, as well as the long term strategy required to underpin a sustainable livestock industry.

The working group has membership from a broad section of industry and government.

  • Chair - Hon Leonie Hiscutt MLC, the Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council and Member for Montgomery reporting to the Minister for Primary Industries and Water
  • Tasmanian Agricultural Productivity Group representing agribusiness - Jim Wilson (and working group Deputy Chair)
  • Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association representing commercial farming -  Georgie Burbury
  • Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association and Tasmanian Red Meat Industry Council representing commercial farming - Brett Hall
  • Tasmanian Island Pork Alliance representing pig producers - Alan Broomby
  • Australian Meat Industry Council - representing retailers, processors and smallgoods manufacturers - Oliver Stankovski
  • Sprout Tasmania representing small producers - Jennifer Robinson
  • Secretary of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment - John Whittington
  • Secretary of the Department of State Growth - Kim Evans

Working Group Communiques​​

​23 November 2018
The first meeting of the TMIWG was held on 23 November and following the meeting a communique was released outlining their agreed actions.

  TMIWG Communique 23 November 2018   (190Kb)​

18 December 2018

At its second meeting the TMIWG agreed, amongst other things, the Terms of Reference for a feasibilty study into establishing commercially viable on-island meat processing in Tasmania. The meeting Communique and the terms of reference are available below.

  TMIWG Communique 18 December 2018   (26Kb)

  TMIWG - Feasibility Study Terms of Reference   (62Kb)​


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Phone: 03 6165 3225
Email: agrigrowth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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