Case Studies

Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Costs have been removed for Australian exporters accessing our third-largest dairy export market after Australia’s free trade agreement with Indonesia came to life in July 2020. The Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) provides more certainty for future trade and improved market access for Australian dairy products. Key benefits of the IA-CEPA include: Indonesia will […]

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Helping the European Union understand wool’s environmental credentials

In May 2020, a full cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment for a Merino wool jumper was published, the first such assessment for a textile fibre to be published in a peer-reviewed journal. It was closely followed by a further four publications on garment lifetime assessment and best-practice garment use, which are leading global research and underpinning […]

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Pre-emptive zoning for exports to Australia’s largest pork market

As part of the Australian government’s $66.6 million African swine fever (ASF) response package, a formal, pre-emptive zoning arrangement has been established with Singapore. This will facilitate the export of Australian pig meat to Singapore in the event of an ASF outbreak in Australia. Singapore is Australia’s most valuable export market for pig meat, with […]

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Smart glasses technology allows remote, real-time auditing of meat processors

After an Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) project that successfully introduced smart glasses technology to stream live vision from processing plants in Brisbane to international inspection agencies, AMPC turned its attention to the barriers to adoption of the technology more widely. Remote viewing within a meat processing facility in real time can deliver significant gains […]

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