Grafton

Other Names

Current Operation

  • Closed October 2011

Location   

  • Grafton is located close to the North east coast of NSW. It is approximately 80km north of Coffs Harbour

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Owner

  • A1

Operation   

History

2003

  • Government assisted with a financial package around this period to help restart the works1

2010

  • Ramsey Meats was fined $130,000 for polluting a local creek2

2011

  • November. Grafton facility is closed1
  • Ramsey Meat business was heavily focused on veal production2
  • Since closure had moved to a service kill at Casino2
  • Prior to closure the Ramsey group abattoir was one of the bigger employers in the district2
    • 150 staff2
      • Some staff relocated to Casino2

2012

  • January. Northern Cooperative meat Co at Casino takes a controlling interest in Ramsey Meats2

 

Sources

  1. ‘Fobres abattoir financial assistance’ Parliamentary Hansard. 18.09.2003
  2. ‘Casino takes big stake in Ramsey Meats’ Beef Central 11.01.2012

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