2024 Director's Election and AGM

Posted By NHIA,
22/07/2024 15:00 PM
We thank our members for voting in the NHIA director election. Every vote is crucial as it ensures a diverse and representative leadership that can effectively address the needs and interests of our membership. Voting in this election is important as it empowers members to influence the direction of our Association, ensuring NHIA continues to grow and adapt to the ever-evolving agricultural industry.   We thank those that participated with nominations in the 2024...

Voting Open for NHIA Board Nominations and AGM Details

Posted By NHIA,
28/06/2024 09:40 AM
We will farewell Directors Mike Rose and Anthony Shelly at the upcoming AGM due to their term ending and not renewing for their positions.  After the call for nominations, six nominations have been received for two positions, (listed below in alphabetical order). The two nominations that secure the most votes will be elected and announced at the AGM.  Carmel Clarke nominated by Tallangatta Farm Services Ronnie Hibma nominated by Nexus Herd Development Chris Kenda...

NHIA Launches AI Best Practice & Amnesty Accreditation

Posted By NHIA,
12/06/2024 10:00 AM
  Where Performance Professionalism & Credibility Matters Why best practice matters: Skills Enhancement: Stay current with training practices. Quality Assurance: Ensure high standards and ethical practices in AI. Click here to download AI Best Practice document      Become Accredited and showcase your skills based on best practice: Professional Credibility: Accreditation validates skills to clients and earns peer recognition.   Are you...

NHIA Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment Policy

Posted By NHIA,
30/05/2024 14:00 PM
NHIA has launched its Anti-Bullying & Anti-Harassment Policy.  Download here   This policy reflects NHIA’s commitment to fostering a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment for all directors, employees, volunteers and members. Why This Matters At NHIA, we believe that every individual deserves to work and interact in an environment free from bullying, harassment, and any form of discrimination.  This new policy aims to: Protect...

Director Elections 2024

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29/05/2024 10:00 AM
A Time for Reflection and New Beginnings The NHIA announces to members the opening of nominations for two Director positions on our esteemed board.  This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future direction of NHIA and contribute to the success of our industry.   The following is a list of the Association’s current Board of Directors:   ·         Anthony Shelly (Chairman) – Genetics...

Membership Renewals 2024/2025

Posted By NHIA,
10/05/2024 17:00 PM
Membership Renewals 2024/2025   CEO Sara Merckel emphasises, “At NHIA, we are dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusiveness for all our members.” Our mission is to provide a platform for networking and collaboration, supporting all areas of your business, with a special focus on training and development for the financial year 2024/2025. NHIA uphold the highest standards of professionalism, ensuring that every interaction meets your needs in the best way we can. Advocacy...

Herd 2025 - Save the Date 12/13 March 2025

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10/05/2024 16:00 PM
A conference for anyone interested in dairy herd improvement, breeding and genetics. Brought to you by Dairy Australia, DataGene, Holstein Australia and NHIA. Further details coming.

Ruminant Genetics Trade Advisory Group (RGTAG) Advocating for Australian Genetics on the Global Stage

Posted By NHIA,
10/05/2024 15:00 PM
At the Ruminant Genetics Trade Advisory Group  (RGTAG) our mission is clear: to champion the ongoing success of Australian genetics on the world stage. Supported by the services of NHIA, RGTAG plays a crucial role in the following areas:   - Representing the industry in setting import and export protocols - Advising the government on issues related to genetics trade - Serving as a conduit between the industry and the Department of Agriculture - Keeping...

Semen and Embryo Handling Training Kicked off in 2024

Posted By NHIA,
10/05/2024 13:00 PM
In early 2024, NHIA launched its revised Semen and Embryo Handling Training program. The new manual has undergone a complete revision, thanks to the dedicated efforts of Trainer Travis Evans and Ruth Barber from  Genetics Australia Holdings. Their hard work ensures our members will receive the most accurate and effective training.  Trainer Travis Evans shares, "Putting staff through this training lifts skill levels and knowledge across the chain." From his experience,...

BOC Price Freeze for 2024 and Dry Ice Update

Posted By NHIA,
10/05/2024 12:50 PM
In an era marked by rising costs and business challenges, NHIA is pleased to announce that we have successfully negotiated a price freeze with BOC for Liquid Nitrogen and Dry Ice for the year 2024. This significant achievement highlights our commitment to proactively working with our suppliers to secure the best possible prices for our members in a competitive marketplace.   Please note that while this agreement excludes surcharges, these are not expected to change....