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October 2018

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2018 Eddie Andriessen Award nominees have been named!

MINTRAC are once again proud to present the Eddie Andriessen Award at the 2018 Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance (MI&QA) Conference. This year’s nominees are representative of the great depth of knowledge and skill of meat inspection and quality assurance personnel in the industry.


See all the nominees here

Meat Retail Online Training Conference – Friday 30 November

If you train in the meat retail sector make sure you put this in your diary - the 2018 Meat Retail Trainers Conference will be held on Friday 30 November, from 10am – 4pm (please note this is NSW daylight saving time) 

Read the details here

Engineering Maintenance Project Wraps Up

The AMPC funded project Development of an engineering maintenance training strategy has come to an end, with the final report having been submitted earlier this month. 

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Digital Disruption and the Meat Processing Industry

MINTRAC and TAFE Queensland are developing a program to introduce the concept of digital disruption to the red meat processing industry. The program will consist of six webinars and three workshops.

See all the topics covered here

Training and Assessment Materials - recent upgrades

We have recently completed the six monthly upgrade of the Training and Assessment materials, and the list of upgraded and new developments is below.

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Development of new Units and Skill Sets for the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package

MINTRAC has recently commenced work on eight projects for the development of new units and Skill Sets in the Training Package. 

These are details here

Updated guide to classifying hazardous chemicals

Safe Work Australia has updated the national guide to classifying hazardous chemicals, providing clear and practical information to help businesses classify the chemicals they use.

Visit the Safe Work Australia site here for all the details

Out and About with MINTRAC

The team has been very busy here and there and everywhere


Have a look for yourself right here

Survey – online training films

MINTRAC is investigating developing some more online training films. We have put together a short survey to help us decide what would be the most useful films for the industry and would appreciate you taking a few minutes to complete it. Thank you.


See the full details here

Eddie Andriessen Book or Meat Safety Quality and Veterinary Public Health in Australia

This book can be ordered online at the MINTRAC website,via email or over the phone.


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