Wagyu Expansion – AWA 2017 conference and tour


15 Jun 2017

Conference videos

The 2017 Wagyu Expansion Conference drew the largest crowd ever in the event’s 16-year history with over 400 Wagyu industry representatives from all states and overseas discovering more about the exciting Wagyu breed. Videos of the conference presentations are available to stream or download. The complete suite of videos is free to... Read More


05 May 2017

Consumer insights paint bright picture for premium beef

Shifts in consumption behaviour and incomes, combined with increasingly positive perceptions of Australian beef, paint a bright picture for suppliers of a premium product against a backdrop of the long term downward trend for overall red meat consumption. That’s the message being delivered by Meat and Livestock Australia’s latest data... Read More


04 May 2017

Tajima tops the brands

The Tajima F1 Wagyu crossbred brand from Andrews Meat Industries scooped up yet another major award when it was named grand champion in the 2017 Wagyu Branded Beef Competition. The results were announced to the capacity crowd of over 400 at the Wagyu Expansion Conference in Albury. The grand champion... Read More


03 May 2017

Wagyu’s explosive growth set to continue

New chief executive officer the Australian Wagyu Association Matt McDonagh with retiring CEO Graham Truscott and president Peter Gilmour at the breed's 2017 conference, titled #Wagyu Expansion, in Albury. At the forefront of genomics technology with the massive production and marketing advances it promises and in the box seat to capitalise... Read More


24 Apr 2017

Official conference program available

Click here for the exciting 2017 Wagyu Conference program.  The 2017 Wagyu Expansion Conference has retained its position as the nation’s best attended beef breed association conference.  The two day post-conference tour has sold out while a limited number of places remain for the three day conference from May 1 to... Read More


19 Apr 2017

Elite Wagyu catalogue out now

The Wagyu Elite sale catalogue containing some of the best genetics available in the Wagyu breed today is now available.  Find out more details, review the catalogue and pedigree information for each lot. Read More


23 Mar 2017

Special entertainment at Gala dinner

The 2017 Female Artist of the Year at the Tamworth Golden Guitar Awards, Sara Storer, will perform at the dinner. Sara Storer always did feel good when it rained. Still does. That’s natural: she grew up on a wheat farm in Victoria and has been close to the land in... Read More


20 Feb 2017

Wagyu Expansion – new speakers announced

The 2017 Wagyu conference heads south this year to Albury on the New South Wales/Victorian border on May 1 to 3 followed by a tour of Wagyu operations in north-east Victoria on May 4 and 5. Speakers to include producers who are already using Wagyu genetics, buyers who will contract... Read More


14 Nov 2016

AWA conference program highlights

INVESTING IN WAGYU - the smart money is flowing into the Wagyu industry. Find out why and discover the business expertise being used. LATEST TECHNOLOGY - the science of breeding more productive and efficient cattle that produce beef of superb eating quality is charging ahead - make sure you learn... Read More


14 Nov 2016

Annual Wagyu Conference heads to Albury

The annual Wagyu Conference has developed into a wide-reaching event that attracts all sectors of of the beef industry. In keeping with the policy of rotating the event through various Wagyu producing regions, the 16th conference will be in the Murray River town of Albury on the Victorian-New South Wales... Read More