ABC Rural News
Access the ABC's "Country Hour" rural news broadcasts and story archive.

Complete rural business systems.

Animal Health Australia

Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines
The welfare standards and guidelines for livestock aim to streamline livestock welfare legislation in Australia, ensuring that it is both practical for industry and results in improved welfare outcomes.

Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association (ALPA)
ALPA is the National Peak Industry body for livestock and property agents. ALPA represents more than 1,200 agency businesses across Australia. Collectively this group plays an important role in Livestock, Wool, Merchandise and Rural Property sales and marketing.

Australian Meat Industry Council

AuctionsPlus Livestock 
Established in the mid 1980's to provide electronic "sale by description" for a range of livestock in the rural industry, the company has now progressed to be a leader in electronic on-line web-based auctions.

Aus-Meat Ltd
Establishing and maintaining National Industry Standards for Meat Production and Processing.

Beef Central

Bureau of Meteorology
What's the weather doing?


Department of Agriculture and Food


Low Stress Stock Handling

Stockmanship has re-emerged as an important ingredient for successful livestock businesses. Human - livestock interaction has been changing. Low Stress Stockhandling places the emphasis on mutually beneficial outcomes for stock and handlers regardless of yard design.

Meat and Livestock Australia
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) provides research and development, market information and marketing programs designed to benefit beef, sheep meat and goat meat industry participants.


More Sheep Initiative 
More Sheep is a partnership initiative of the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA) and the Sheep Industry Leadership Council (SILC) to address the critical issue of the decline in the Western Australian flock.

The Royal Agricultural Society
Promoting the significance of rural Western Australia and the state's primary industries.
Organisers and Managers of the Perth Royal Show.

WA Meat Industry Authority