NHIA Launches Beef Working Group

Posted By NHIA,
30/11/2023 11:00 AM
NHIA Launches Beef Working Group to Enhance the Beef Industry NHIA is happy to announce the establishment of its new Beef Working Group—an initiative poised to bring about significant benefits for the entire beef industry. Comprising leaders and experts from the beef sector, this group signifies NHIA's unwavering commitment to advancing the interests of our industry, fostering awareness, and advocating for positive transformation. The NHIA Beef Working Group brings together dedicated...

RGTAG Update

Posted By NHIA,
17/10/2023 13:00 PM
An important focus for NHIA is the secretariat services it provides for the Ruminant Genetics Trade Advisory Group (RGTAG). It's role includes: represent the industry in the setting of import and export protocols provide advice to the government in respect to issues around genetics trade be a conduit between industry and the Department of Agriculture keep the industry informed of current trade and protocol issues and events presenting the Australian...

Mentor2Elevate Program

Posted By NHIA,
17/10/2023 10:00 AM
NHIA Unveils Game-changing Mentorship Program Elevating Industry Excellence with support from the Gardiner Foundation   Why a NHIA Mentoring Program The goal is to provide a framework and support for individuals and businesses in the herd improvement sector to ensure that our industry and its people continue to grow and develop. Businesses and organisations also derive a direct benefit from putting workplace mentoring in place. For example: Did you...

Jersey Australia Media Release - Australian genetics to boom after World Dairy Expo

Posted By NHIA,
17/10/2023 09:00 AM
Australian Jersey genetics were highlighted last week at the world’s largest dairy expo with hopes that sales into North America could grow ten-fold.  Jersey Australia general manager Glen Barrett said a joint trade site in 2022 had shown the possibilities for Australian Jerseys.   “The North American market is a potential 100,000 straw-a-year opportunity for Australian Jerseys but we’re lucky to get 10,000 in there at the moment,” Mr Barrett said.   ...

Semen & Embryo Handlers Accreditation Program

Posted By NHIA,
03/10/2023 08:00 AM
Semen & Embryo Handlers Accreditation Program NHIA's Gateway to Professional Excellence and Recognition for your skills.  Don't miss this opportunity to lead with excellence in semen and embryo handling. Enrol now and be an expert in this area. Why Get the Skills? Know how to expertly handle semen and embryos Get the best knowledge on safety Individuals will be accredited upon a successful pass Member's Centre will be accredited upon a successful pass Expert Instruction...

Upcoming Workshops/Webinars - Register your Interest

Posted By NHIA,
20/09/2023 09:20 AM
Register your Interest by clicking on the link below   Based on the feedback gathered at NHIA-hosted forums, we recognise the growing interest in specialised workshops and webinars among our members. We invite members to share their preferences on the following topics to determine which ones resonate most:  1. Business Succession Strategies Webinar (2 hours) Succession planning, exit planning, and strategies to elevate your business's...

Health and Safety Month 2023 Regional In-Person Events and Webinars

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05/09/2023 17:00 PM
Regional In-Person Events and Webinars NHIA members have enjoyed a number of Worksafe presentations held at our recent forums. As the month of October is fast approaching, it is ‘Health & Safety Month’ at WorkSafe.  Worksafe invite you to take note of their upcoming regional events. Multiple regional locations are listed: If you cannot get there in person, see the Webinars that are also available on the link. Members...

29th Annual AGM Report 2023

Posted By NHIA,
31/08/2023 15:56 PM
Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 9th August 2023   The National Herd Improvement Association of Australia (NHIA) Annual General Meeting was held in Shepparton, Victoria and online on Wednesday 9th August under the chairmanship of Mr Anthony Shelly with NHIA 27 members, guests and staff in attendance. The General Meeting approved the financial statements for the fiscal year 2022/23 and reports by the Chairman and CEO, Ms Sara Merkel, outlined the Association’s...

Vale Greg Tiller

Posted By NHIA,
31/08/2023 15:56 PM
It is with great sadness we share the passing of industry colleague and friend, Greg Tiller. A familiar and friendly face at NHIA events for many years, most recently at the AGM and member forum in Shepparton earlier this month, Greg gave lifelong service to the dairy cattle breeding industry and was highly respected by all that knew and worked with him. Originally from South Australia, Greg grew up with dairying in his veins. He quickly appreciated that cattle breeding was his passion and...

NHIA Mentoring Program August 2023

Posted By NHIA,
31/08/2023 15:00 PM
Following the member Mentorship Training workshop held in Shepparton earlier in August, NHIA is developing an ongoing support program for members undertaking workplace and industry mentor schemes.    Made possible with the support of Gardiner Foundation, the workshop was attended by 17 member representatives, a Gardiner Foundation representative and NHIA staff. The highly practical workshop provided an overview of the essential steps required in the design and implement...