Australia is a big exporter of livestock and livestock products such as meat, wool and sheepskins. A variety of livestock is produced including cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry as well as deer, alpacas and native livestock - crocodiles and kangaroos.
The livestock sector is going through an exciting phase with technological changes meeting demands around the world for product quality and safety. New ideas and products have greatly affected the day-to-day management of livestock. Satellite monitoring of cattle and water in the north of Australia, gene/embryo technology, and world competitive meat processing are just a few changes happening.
There are many exciting careers if you enjoy working with animals to produce food and fibre to feed and clothe Australia and the world.
For additional information on this exciting career, please make a selection from the options to the left.