Sarina. #. QLD

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Small domestic and service kill abattoir, North Of Mackay QLD. Placed on the market for sale September 2016.

Other Names

  • Sarina4
  • Common name used – Kemp Meats4.

Current Operation

  • Facility was placed on market for sale in September 20164.

Location

  • Mackay is located in the Tropical climate of Northern Queensland on the east coast.

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Owner

  • Owners names and approximate time period of operation

Operation

  • Small domestic service kill abattoir4
    • Provided  a kill for cattle to large Lotus Park Feedlot near Marlborough4
  • Capacity of 40 cattle per day and 50 pigs or 100 lambs per day4
  • 60 ha site4.
  • Infrastructure includes4;
    • Freezing and chilling infrastructure to cater for 40 bodies of beef a day
    • Separate small stock chiller.
    • Rendering plant includes a dual fuel boiler by diesel or tallow.
    • Surrounding holding paddocks, sown to signal, pangola and Rhodes grasses
    • 3 bedroom managers/caretakers residence
    • Receival yards at the plant
      • second set of steel cattle yards in the paddocks
    • 4 bay machinery shed
    • Bore is commercially licensed to supply the abattoir

 

History of Sarina. QLD

Year

2016

Sale agent details for inquiries to Sarina Abattoir

Source.‘Three meat processing plants hit the market – What’s behind it? Beef Central 14.09.2016

Sarina Abattoir

 

 

Source. Elders Real estate website. Property ID 7843954

Source Watts Machinery Sale. 16.09.2016

 

 

Sources of Sarina. QLD

  1. ‘World on a plate. A history of meat processing in Australia’ Stephen Martyn
  2. Ausmeat Accreditation list – Date
  3. Facility website
  4. ‘Three meat processing plants hit the market – What’s behind it? Beef Central 14.09.2016

 

Lobethal

Other Names

Current Operation

Location

Owner

  • Teys

Operation

 

  • T & R is the largest family-owned multi species export processor, with 120,000 sheep and lambs + 5000 cattle processed across 3 states each week1
  • Also own abattoirs Murray Bridge (SA), Tamworth (NSW), Wallangarra, sheep  (QLD)1
  • T & R is biggest lotfeeder in SA – 6500 cattle on-feed Wanderribby Feedlot, Meningie1
  • Headquarters based at Murray Bridge1
  • Purchased 50% share of diversified wholesaler/distributor Holco meat2
  • Turnover of $1.3B, is nations largest lamb and mutton exporter and significant beef, exports 80% to more than 80 countries2

 

History

2014

  • July. Thomas foods encouraging adoption of Individual Electronic identification (IED) of sheep3
  • Note NLIS is compolsory for cattle in Australia but currently mob identification is acceptable for sheep.3
  • Sheep IED costly, $0.83 per head in Victoria – where it is subsidised but $1.10 per tag in other states.3
  • European Union alread do IED, could force onto Australian producers3
    • highly likely in the next 3-5 years3

Sources

  1. ‘SA processor T & R beefs up its business’ Beef Central 13.02.13
  2. ‘T & R takes 50pc stake in Holco business’ Beef Central 19.10.12
  3. ‘EID drives repeat lamb market sales’ Stock Journal 17.07.2014

McArthur River

Other Names

Current Operation

Location   


Hema Maps – Australia Truckies atlas.

Owner

  • Doug Howenstine (American) (pg 7)1
    • Managed by an Australian Jim McIntyre1

Operation   

History

1970

  • Animal health position inspected district from Boorroloola district, included McArthur river – position taken up by Terry Crowson.(Pg 7)1.

Sources

  1. ‘The privileged few’ Jeff Hill.2008

Montejinni

Other Names

Current Operation

Location   


Hema Maps – Australia Truckies atlas.

Owner

  • Bill and Brian Crowson1

Operation   

History

1960’s

  • Small abattoir built approximately 1 mile from homestead(Pg 26)1
  • Only operational for a year due to several reasons1
    • Health department requirements of cartage and storage of boxes of beef. Dept wouldn’t accept their method of loading the beef into 20′ cold room on a truck and transported 300km to be loaded in to another cold store.(Pg 27)1

     

abattoir books 011#1. Source. ‘The privileged few’ Jeff Hill. Pg 26
Small meatworks at Montejinni station, built by Bill Crowson in the 1960’s

1973

  • Abattoir had lain idle since 1960’s.(Pg 27)1
  • dismantled to open up space for light aircraft.(pg 27)1
    • Cold room taken to Uralla meats in Katherine – an abattoir Lyn Hayes and Ernie Raynor were establishing between Katherine and Tindal Airbase.(pg 27)1
    • Note I can’t info on this abattoir – though a pet food meat processor named Uralla is mentioned in some articles.

Sources

  1. ‘The privileged few’ Jeff Hill. 2008

Woy Woy

Other Names

Current Operation

  • Closed

Location   

  • Woy Woy is located approximately 60km directly north of Sydney

 

Hema Maps – Australia Truckies atlas.

Owner

  • A1

Operation   

History

Picture #2_edited-1Source ‘Abattoirs in disastrous state’ ABC rural 16.02.2010

The Orange abattoir

2004

 

Sources

  1. ‘Abattoir cuts 150 jobs’ AMIEU Archives. 05.07.2004

Young

Other Names

Current Operation

Location   

  • Young is located about 70km south of Cowra, which is approximately 210 km west of Sydney

 

Hema Maps – Australia Truckies atlas.

Owner

  • A1

Operation   

History

1996

 

Sources

  1. ‘5,000 jobs at risk: abattoirs facing closure’ Sydney Morning Herald. 21.05.1996

Macksville

Other Names

Current Operation

Location   

  • Macksville is located on the NSW coast, Midway between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour

 

Hema Maps – Australia Truckies atlas.

Owner

  • Mitsubishi Midco1

Operation   

  • Has integrated market link to proprietors Japanese home market1

History

1996

 

Sources

  1. ‘5,000 jobs at risk:Abattoirs facing closure’ Sydney Morning Herald 21.05.1996

Roma

Other Names

  • Ladbrooks1

Current Operation

Location   

  • Roma is located in Central Queensland approximately 470km west of Brisbane.

 

Hema Maps – Australia Truckies atlas.

Owner

  • George & Alanah Ladbrook1

Operation   

History

2002

  • Abattoir purchased by Ladbrooks.1

2014

  • Was killing 40 head of cattle and 200 lambs a week.1
  • Sold abattoir due to difficulty in operating two businesses of the abattoir and a butcher shop1

 

Sources

  1. ‘George on the job 20 years’ QLD Country Life 03.07.2014

Cooma. #952. NSW

Cooma is an export accredited abattoir processing beef and offal.

Cooma is currently in operation.

Other Names

  • Operating business name
  • Common name used –

Current Operation

  • Aus meat Accreditation number #952. Accessed 02/10/2017
  • Operator website links
    • Monbeef – www.monbeef.com.au
    • Contact for employment.
    • Contact for sales.

Location

  • Description of physical location in relation to main town and state
    • distance to main urban areas or export sites of that state

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  Location of Australian Abattoirs

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This is a google engine layered map. At the moment it consists of 7 layers. By clicking on the box on the right hand side of the layers names it will illustrate the location of the abattoirs.

This is a work in progress and is not a complete list of all abattoirs that have operated in Australia or are currently operating.
Locations are approximate and are in relation to the closest town to which they are addressed.

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Use this link to access the Google map Australian Abattoirs locations.

 Location of Australian Abattoirs      

Owner

  • Owners names and approximate time period of operation

Operation

  • Aus-meat accreditation dates.
  • Website link to owner of facility
    • Employment link to operator of facility
    • Sale enquiries
  • Type of facility and accreditations for livestock types1

 

History

Year

2017

  • Month. Facility/business Chairman at this time(taken from current website)
    • Facility CEO at this time
    • Leadership team at this time
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Sources

  1. Facility website

Tamworth.2 #249 NSW

Tamworth.2 #249 abattoir is currently an export facility operated by Teys Australia Southern Pty Ltd  This facility processes cattle, another major abattoir in the area Tamworth1 processes sheep.

 

Other Names

Current Operation

Location

Owner

Operation

 

 

History

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