Processing and its role in a sustainable red meat industry

29th & 30th November 2016

Simon Crean
Chairman, Australian Livestock Exporters' Council

Simon Crean served as the Member for Hotham in the Australian Parliament from 1990 to 2013. During this time Simon was leader of the Australian Labor Party and Federal Leader of the Opposition and held various ministerial portfolios, including as Minister for Primary Industries and Energy, Minister for Trade and most recently, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government. Prior to joining politics, Simon worked in a number of trade unions and was President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) from 1985 to 1990. Simon was elected Chairman of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council in October 2014.