Each step of our supply chain is ISO accredited with certifications in Quality, Food Safety, Environment and Operational Health and Safety.
We are committed to providing a safe work environment for all of our employees, contractors and visitors by preventing injuries and ill health, and continuously improving our occupational health and safety management and performance.
We achieve this by:
Food safety and quality assurance
We pride ourselves on producing a quality-assured, wholesome and fit-for-purpose product throughout all of our integrated production lines.
A key part of our business model is ensuring customer satisfaction through correct product specifications and food safety.
Through our standards on quality assurance and food safety—that have been developed by our commitment and adherence to regulatory, ISO and customer requirements—we have sealed our position as a leading supplier of red meat and value-added products to global markets.
Our technical team is experienced in quality assurance and food safety management, which endorses our team to perform product and process assessments for quality, food safety and wholesomeness, and backs the traceability and integrity of all of the products we supply to our customers.
Animal welfare is a fundamental value through our integrated supply chain, and we ensure all cattle are treated humanely throughout the process.
We are committed to meeting all legal obligations throughout our supply chain for compliance with:
We show our dedication to animal welfare initiatives and ethics through our facility structural designs. This includes embracing industry continuous improvement for best practice standards and adhering to the AAWCS program.
Accreditations and certifications
Throughout our integrated business we hold several accreditations, which require independent audits to be conducted to maintain our accreditation. These include:
Product integrity and traceability
Our integrated supply chain maintains the highest product traceability system. Starting with the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) through to finished product, our animals are traced from property to feedlot then to processing at our Cannon Hill production plant.
This enables our business to fully guarantee to our customers our products’ integrity from paddock to plate and the overarching quality system.
We are committed to our environmental charter.
Our vision is to conduct company-wide operations in accordance with defined best industry practice. These practices are underpinned by certified international standards for environmental management (ISO 14001).
We have deployed a number of business tools including environmental management systems, cleaner production methods and environmental footprint evaluation mechanisms. These systems bridge our internal supply chain including property, feedlot and factory operations.
Our supply chain environmental management also adopts industry best practice for:
Our company also participates in several national environmental programs:
We integrate ethical trading practices into every aspect of our organisation’s operations. We implement industry-leading corporate social responsibility standards and ensure our practices are compliant with local laws and regulations regarding labour and employment.
We achieve this by applying these strategies to ensure:
We ensure all employees are granted equal opportunity and are free from discrimination in our workplace.
We have developed an Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management Policy, which strongly underpins our culture and management practices.
Its purpose is to ensure job applicants and employees are not discriminated on the basis of their race, sex, age, religious beliefs, affiliations, colour, appearance or disability.
Our policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including: