The Northern Star - Northern New South Wales Rural Weekly - - News -

Aus­tralia is the 7th largest beef pro­ducer in the world, but only 53rd in pop­u­la­tion.

The red meat in­dus­try is Queens­land’s sec­ond largest ex­port in­dus­try and sec­ond largest em­ployer, just be­hind the min­ing in­dus­try.

Queens­land ac­counts for 47% of Aus­tralia’s beef pro­duc­tion. Do­mes­tic sales ac­count for around 20% of to­tal pro­duc­tion na­tion­ally.

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