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Meat inspector Meat inspection training for the future

A new AMPC funded project is helping expand the 'pool' of talent from which to attract future meat inspectors and QA personnel for the red meat industry.

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AMPC AMPC education program

The program provides educational resources to primary and high school students in urban,regional and rural schools.

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June 2017

Featured in this issue
MINTRAC out and about see it all here
2017 MI&QA Conference register here
Welcome back Sharon read more
MINTRAC on Social media read more
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Eddie Andriessen Eddie Andriessen Award – Call for nominations

The purpose of this award is to recognize a contribution to Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance (MI&QA) in Australia in areas such as R&D, training or professional development of Meat Safety/QA personnel in the Australian Meat Industry.

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Webinar Meat retail conference 2017 – online conference and call for presentations and sponsors.

This year MINTRAC are taking the Meat Retail Conference online! We are excited to announce that this year’s conference will be a virtual one, taking place entirely online over one full day.
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Cultural Diversity kit Featured product of the month

Managing Diversity in the Meat Industry Kit Diversity is a large topic with many facets. This kit aims to inform on just one of the facets – Cultural Diversity.

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IRC Skills logo IRC Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work 2017-2020

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) National Schedule details all training package review and development work currently underway.

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Social media Don't forget MINTRAC is on Social Media

Make sure to Follow and like us to keep up with whats is going on.

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scholarship Scholarship provides opportunities

AMPC Upskilling Scholarship 2015 recipient Andrew Christou recently completed a Certificate IV in Instrumentation and is grateful for the opportunity the scholarship provided him.

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ideas Stuck for ideas????

We’re adding lots of new items to the Unit-by-Unit listing of resources

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Sharon Fitzgerald Welcome back

Sharon Fitzgerald, Project Officer MINTRAC welcomes Sharon back to the fold and brings with her the following experience..

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workshop Utilities and Environment Workshop for Managers

There are limited vacancies in the August workshop for the Diploma of Meat Processing program for people who wish to attend the workshop only, and not undertake the assessment components. The three-day workshop will be held in Brisbane on the 2,3 & 4 August 2017.

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Training 2017-2018 Professional Development Program

The Professional Development Program is moving to a commercial fee-for-service basis so you will notice some changes to the PD programs offered from July 2017, including an increase in fees for the courses, in line with similar courses available on the market.

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Animal Welfare Training in Feedlots WorkCover Queensland premium savings for employers hiring apprentices

WorkCover Queensland are supporting the Queensland Government’s plan to encourage businesses to hire more apprentices, by offering employers a discount on their premium if they employ apprentices.

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MINTRAC MIQA conference 2017 MINTRAC Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Conference

Registrations are now open
18 and 19 October 2017, Surfers Paradise QLD

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