Media Releases

The latest media releases from LiveCorp can be found on the page below. If you have any enquiries, please contact the LiveCorp Communications Manager at [email protected] 
 
16 September 2019 - ​Analysis confirms value of live sheep exports to WA
The importance of live exports to Western Australia’s sheep industry has been confirmed by new research showing nearly 30% of sheep and lamb turnoff went into the trade over the past five years.

Analysis carried out by Mecardo, funded by LiveCorp and Meat & Livestock Australia, shows that nationally, almost half of all revenue generated by live exports is retained on farm, earning producers around $100 million per year on average.
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15 August 2019 - ​LIVEXchange 2019: Cowboys and Doctors to benefit from LIVEXchange
The livestock export industry has chosen two local organisations to benefit from the charity auction at its national conference in Townsville in October – the Cowboys Community Foundation and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).
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29 July 2019 - ​LIVEXchange 2019: Consumer trends accelerate in developing countries
The internet is having an impact on what we buy as well as how we buy it, with social media accelerating awareness of social and environmental issues in all countries, particularly with younger consumers.

Emeritus Professor David Hughes, a global food industry expert at Imperial College London, says these days, 20-somethings have more in common with their age group across the globe than they do with their parents’ generation.
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11 July 2019 - ​Dehumidification trial data being crunched
LiveCorp has completed its ‘static’ dehumidification trial in the Middle East and is now crunching the numbers to help to determine whether the technology has commercial potential as a heat stress mitigation tool for the industry.
 
An empty ship was moored in Dubai for a week while dehumidification units set up on the wharf pumped modified air into several decks to test the impact on temperature and humidity.
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12 June 2019 - ​LIVEXchange 2019: Welfare beyond borders
In a time of change and re-calibration for the livestock export industry, more than 400 delegates are expected to attend the national conference, LIVEXchange 2019: Welfare beyond borders, in Townsville later this year.
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7 May 2019 - ​Dehumidification trial begins for livestock vessels
The first step in trialling dehumidification and other technology on livestock export vessels is underway, with environmental monitoring equipment being installed on a ship in Fremantle this week.  Terry Enright, Chair of the industry’s research and development body, LiveCorp, said the project has the potential to substantially shift the paradigm for the industry, but is high risk research which still has to be proven on a livestock vessel.
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The Australian Livestock Export Industry

LiveCorp works closely with industry stakeholders to continuously improve performance in animal health and welfare, supply chain efficiency and market access through the provision of technical services and research, development and extension (RD&E).
Australian livestock can only be exported by a licensed Australian exporter and cannot be exported to all countries. If you would like to export livestock from Australia you can contact an exporter by submitting a trade enquiry below.

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