Meat & Livestock Australia's (MLA) purpose is to foster the long-term prosperity of the Australia red meat and livestock industry.
MLA collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders, including over 50,000 members, to invest in research, development and marketing initiatives that contribute to red meat producer profitability, sustainability and global competitiveness.
MLA was established in 1998 as a public company limited by guarantee and is primarily funded by transaction levies paid on livestock sales by producers. The Australian Government also contributes a dollar for each levy dollar MLA invests in research and development.
Membership of MLA is voluntary and free to all levy paying cattle, sheep, lamb and goat producers.
MLA continues to deliver world-class research, development and marketing outcomes that benefit the Australian red meat and livestock industry.