The Tasmanian Beef Industry (Research and Development) Trust (the 'Beef Trust') was established by the Tasmanian Beef Industry (Research and Development) Trust Act 1990 which was amended in 2014.

The Trust manages funds that were collected from beef producers in the 1980s. The Trust funds research, development and other activities that benefit the Tasmanian beef industry.

The next Round of Applications will be called in early 2021.

The aim is to provide financial support to R&D projects that will benefit the Tasmanian beef industry.

Applications form, Beef Trust Guidelines and Act are below.

Beef Trust Application Form

Guidelines for project applications

Tasmanian Beef Industry Trust Act

Or alternatively:


  • Peter Ball
  • Donna Lucas
  • Andrew Thompson
  • Heather Neate
  • John Bruce
  • Ella Anderson

Project Reports

​Final reports of projects funded by the Beef Trust are published here for the information of the Tasmanian beef industry.

Pilot Study on Vibriosis and Trichomoniasis in Tasmanian Cattle Herds (Pls link)

Appendix 1 - Campylobacter and Tritrichomonas within Southern Australian Cattle (500Kb)
Appendix 2 - Recommendations (374Kb)
Appendix 3 - Diagnostics (503Kb)

Assessment of Treatments and Supplements (256Kb)​ by the Flinders Island Productivity Group
Tasmanian Beef Pasture Feedbase Survey (2Mb) by RMCG

Previous Grant Recipients
Beef Trust Previous Grant Recipients (114Kb)


Enquiries about grant funding and other Beef Trust matters should be directed to:

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association

56a Charles Street

PO Box 193, Launceston, Tas, 7250

Phone: (03) 6332 1800


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