The SA Sheep Industry Blueprint is an initiative of Livestock SA and the SA Sheep Advisory Group.
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December 2015

Blueprint Update ... with Chairman Allan Piggott

The South Australian sheep industry has had a very good year with plenty of optimism among producers, which has been reflected in the development of the SA Sheep Industry Blueprint.

Since the concept was initially discussed between Livestock SA and the SA Sheep Advisory Group, the blueprint has developed at a rapid rate – thanks to broad industry support – and is now set to be launched on Monday, April 11.

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Consultation key to Blueprint development

By Stephen Lee
Blueprint Manager
Passion and enthusiasm for South Australia’s sheep industry was evident as over 100 sheep producers and industry stakeholders took the opportunity to contribute to the development of the South Australian Sheep Industry Blueprint through spring workshops at Cleve, Burra, Murray Bridge and Lucindale.

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SASIB Spring Workshops
A few social photos from the Burra Blueprint workshop

1: Blueprint Manager Stephen Lee, North Ashrose principal Tom Ashby and Collinsville stud manager Tim Dalla at the Burra meeting.
2: Livestock SA president Geoff Power, SA Sheep Advisory Group member Jane Kellock and University of Adelaide JS Davies Research chair John Williams.
3: Blueprint facilitator Bruce Hancock, Blueprint manager Stephen Lee and Michelle Cousins, Cousins Merino Services.

Blueprint launch

About the SA Sheep Industry Blueprint

Comments from Working Group members
Blueprint perfect timing for red meat industry
Richard Harvie believes the next six to 12 months will provide livestock producers with greater financial capacity to build stronger, more sustainable futures.

And with more than 30 years of agency experience, the industry member of the SA Sheep Industry Blueprint working group has a better idea than most.
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Whole-of-industry at Blueprint table
Working Group member Jane Kellock says relationships are the cornerstone of the Blueprint.
“When the Working Group sits down to have a Blueprint meeting, we have the whole value chain at the table,” she says. “That is an incredibly effective way for everyone to get the whole-of-industry message and agree on a united direction. Read more.
View the Working Group members online.

SASIB - Frequently Asked Questions

Still wondering what the SA Sheep Industry Blueprint is all about? Here’s some resources to help:

Blueprint Snapshot a two-page summary of what it will achieve
Blueprint FAQs –
common questions on the plan’s development
Blueprint updates - view past updates
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