News & Events

Kuwait Livestock Transport & Trading (KLTT) recently acquired a new vessel into their fleet, which was renamed the MV Al Kuwait, and delivered a record animal welfare performance on its first voyage under company ownership. Loading 60,183 sheep and 910 cattle in Fremantle mid-April before......

Each person has their own unique story to tell and The Livestock Collective is providing the right tools for future leaders of the livestock industry to do just that by bringing its next leadership workshop to Adelaide on the 21 and 22 October, 2020. A......

February 2020 Livestock Leader Tiffany Davey recently presented as a guest speaker at the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne. Having worked across varying facets of the ag industry Tiff became aware of an underlying culture issue that was being accepted by women all throughout the......

February 2020 Livestock Leader Grayson Webster has had her thoughts on the city – rural divide published by the Farm Weekly. “In one way or another we are all connected by food and every single one of us is heavily reliant on our agricultural supply......

February 2020 Livestock Leader Brittany Bolt is in her third and final year of studying Animal Science and Animal Health at Murdoch University with a deep passion for all things Ag. “I love sharing stories of agriculture with students from both rural and city backgrounds......

The June 2011 Labor Government’s ban on live exports to Indonesia has been ruled invalid in a decision handed down by Justice Stephen Rares this morning. The decision represents a hard-won victory for the 300 or so plaintiffs who have pursued a class action filed......

February 2020 Livestock Leader Camille Camp has been interviewed after successfully completing her first voyage as an onboard stock woman. Camille’s eagerness to experience another side of the Australian cattle industry propelled her to gain her accreditation. “My highlight would have been seeing my cattle......

Chilled and frozen meat supply to many countries has significantly reduced or stopped due to the absence of passenger flights previously delivering large volumes from around the world. Now more then ever Australia’s trading partners want food security through live export supply chains. Over the......

Our February 2020 Livestock Leader from Northern Queensland, Kate Andison, was recently featured in an article published by the ABC after a fathers Facebook post went viral about girls growing up to be farmers. “Our parents are farmers and we all work together at home......

Our first quarterly Newsletter for 2020 has now been published! You can view it here. To subscribe to our newsletter and get updates direct to your inbox, go to our homepage to register....

February 2020 Livestock Leader Lucy has led a very diverse career in agriculture thus far. Lucy’s passion for agriculture extends beyond the beef industry and believes that farming is the most noble of professions having provided food since the beginning of modern times. “I really......

Holly Ludeman The Livestock Collective  Recently a college said to me, ‘I don’t feel like I can tell people what I do, but I love it and I know I make a difference to animal welfare’. The influence Australia’s live export industry has on people’s......

Oliver Peterson on live exports: “There’s such a loud activist voice that’s trying to shut this trade down. I think we’ve got to give the industry one last chance. It’s such a complicated issue, we can’t just shut the trade down.” Link to the original......

One of our February Livestock Leader course attendee’s  Pat Coole was recently interviewed by Farm Weekly as an industry Young Gun. Pat chats about career progression, ESCAS, and its integral place in our importing markets as well as his own personal experience working through various......

The official launch of The Cattle Collective took place in late October at the live exporting industries’ major event, the LIVEXchange Conference 2019 in Townsville. The Cattle Collective was launched with industry support after the success of The Sheep Collective. The Cattle Collective is a......

Working in the agricultural industries advocation and education space was not something Grayson Webster imagined she would be doing with her career. From a pastoral background in the Northern Territory, Grayson moved from Darwin to Perth to join the team at The Livestock Collective. Grayson......

The Livestock Collective is the overarching company of the already established and highly successful, “The Sheep Collective” and the soon to be launched “The Cattle Collective”. Founded to continue to champion transparency within the live exporting supply chain, The Livestock Collective is an opportunity to......

The annual Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association Livestock Handling Cup (KPCA) 2019 was largely attended this year with 50 stockpeople in attendance to showcase their skills, demonstrating low-stress stock handling techniques for both people and cattle. The Cattle Collective were in attendance at the cup, highlighting......

In early 2019, The Sheep Collective commenced operating vessel tours to provide greater insight of shipping conditions to industry leaders and producers. The tours have a waiting list of people keen to attend and see first hand for themselves. The vessel tours are a great......

The Sheep Collective is an initiative that was founded by Dr. Holly Ludeman, to provide the wider community with information, facts and highlight the high level of care that is taken within every step of the live exporting supply chain. The link to the original......

Zach Relph from The West Australian’s Countryman covers the launch of The Sheep Collective which is a collaborative of industry bodies, producers and exporters. The Sheep Collective aims to provide clarity surrounding the live sheep sector across the entire supply chain. View the whole article......

The Livestock Collective’s  following is rapidly growing so we thought it was time to do something special for our followers. Our working dogs are part of the family and we want to celebrate them so we’re running a competition for the most unique photo and......