The Australian Beef Sustainability Framework

The Framework defines what ‘sustainable beef production’ looks like in practice and annually tracks how the industry is performing over a series of indicators.

It was developed by the Australian beef industry in 2017 to meet the changing expectations of customers, investors, and other stakeholders.

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The Framework defines what ‘sustainable beef production’ looks like in practice and annually tracks how the industry is performing over a series of indicators.

It was developed by the Australian beef industry in 2017 to meet the changing expectations of customers, investors, and other stakeholders.

2021 Annual Update

In this iteration, we are proud to present the outstanding work being undertaken by industry to continually build sustainability, and to make it a foundational consideration in all that we do.

This document also seeks to transparently provide much of the information our customers and broader community have come to expect.

2021 Annual Update

What is Beef Sustainability?

Sustainability is the production of beef in a manner that is socially, environmentally and economically responsible. We do this through the care of natural resources, people and the community, the health and welfare of animals, and the drive for continuous improvement.

What is Beef Sustainability?

Empowering Industry Leadership in Sustainability

The Australian Beef Sustainability Framework

The Framework defines sustainable beef production and tracks performance over a series of indicators annually. The Framework is used to advise industry investment for continuous improvement to promote the longevity and prosperity of the industry. The Framework consists of four themes:


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