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Out in the paddock

Here you will find information from 'Out In The Paddock' at Beef Australia 2018 showcasing how the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) is supporting producers and business at industry events.

If you have an event that QRIDA may be interested in attending please contact us on Freecall 1800 623 946 or visit our events calendar to see our scheduled events.

Beef Australia 2018

QRIDA staff

Pictured above QRIDA Regional Area Managers Tony Kosh, John Metelli and Janessa Bidgood.

Beef Australia 2018 was held between 6 May- 12 May 2018 celebrating all facets of the Australian beef industry. The Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) has being supporting the Queensland’s beef industry for more than 20 years, and within that time has helped more than 13,000 beef producers across Queensland; to buy their first property, expand and diversify, achieve greater productivity and long-term profitability and deal with drought and other challenges.

It was fantastic to meet so many people at our QRIDA stand. If you didn't get to talk to us at Beef Australia please call on Freecall 1800 623 946. QRIDA has nine Regional Area Managers located throughout Queensland who can meet with you on property to discuss your individual goals and situation.


Rural Press Club Breakfast

Rural Press Club

Pictured above QRIDA CEO Cameron MacMillan, Kate Kirk, Garrett Kirk, Kate Boshammer, Justin Boshammer and QRIDA board member Belinda Turner.

Queensland Rural Industry Development is proud to have sponsored the Rural Press Club Breakfast, Queensland leading agribusiness network, at Beef Australia 2018. QRIDA Chief Executive Office Cameron MacMillan announced that QRIDA has approved almost 1 billion dollars in low interest loans to support Queensland primary producers over 23 years.The sold-out event heard from special guest, CEO of the North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCO), Phil Cummins with ABC radio presenter, Craig Zonca. Read more


Emerging Beef Leaders' Forum

Emerging leaders

Pictured above QRIDA CEO Cameron MacMillon and other panelists at the Emerging Beef Leaders Forum.

QRIDA Chief Executive Officer Cameron MacMillon had the pleasure of being a panelist at the Emerging Beef Leaders Forum addressing the issues confronting modern day beef producers. Mr MacMillon discussed that over 500 Queensland farmers and family members have accessed rebates for farm succession planning advice, totaling more than $800,000 in the first 12 months of the Queensland Government’s Farm Management Grants program. "The data shows Queensland farming families are tackling succession planning to allow the next generation the best opportunity to get into the business" Mr MacMillion said. Read more

Last updated
17 May 2018