The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) is the peak council for participants in the chicken meat industry in Australia. The ACMF represents all elements of the industry, including chicken growers and processors, at the national level.
What we do
The ACMF represents members in matters including animal health, biosecurity, food standards and safety, animal welfare, sustainability, workforce, trade and a range of other areas affecting the Australian chicken industry.
The ACMF advocates for effective and strategic policy and standard setting. as well as supporting the chicken meat industry on existing and emerging issues. Providing members with tools to build and grow their businesses so they remain competitive and profitable for the ACMF.
Verity is an experienced policy manager who holds strong relationships with key industry stakeholders including those within State and Federal Governments and Animal Health Australian (AHA). Prior to her joining the ACMF, Verity was at Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) in a policy management position. Previously, she worked with the Cattle Council of Australia fulfilling a role working predominantly within Trade and Market Access policy development. Verity has worked in a diverse range of on-farm enterprises including seedstock production, intensive poultry and extensive lamb and cattle production.
Dr Mary Wu
Mary is a registered veterinarian with significant protein industry experience. Previously in a senior role with the red meat industry, Mary worked across trade and market access programs, government regulatory/compliance programs, liaison with RDE service providers, cost recovery programs and more. Prior to that, Mary spent eight years with the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, with key areas of focus including coordination of animal health and surveillance programs, trade and market access, live animal import programs, hosting audit delegations, and representing Australia in key international forums including the World Organisation for Animal Health.
Along with the companies who produce more than 90 per cent of chicken meat in Australia, the ACMF also represents a range of other suppliers to the industry, providers of services to the industry, and customers of the industry, who are involved in the production and distribution of chicken meat in Australia. Representation from academic bodies and government departments is also welcomed.
President and Chairman
General Manager Agriculture at Turosi
Director at Darwalla Group
Executive General Manager Operations (Commodities, Nutrition, Veterinary Health & Welfare, Further Processing) at Inghams Group Limited
Dr Joanne Sillince
Acting CEO, ACGC
General Manager – Livestock Division at Baiada Poultry
General Manager – Adelaide at Baiada Poultry