The AAWCS is an initiative of the Australian Meat Industry Council with support from the Australian Meat Processor Corporation, and is administered by AUS-MEAT.
What You Need to Know About Each Industry Body’s Role
AMIC is responsible for managing the content of the Standards. The Standards were first developed in 2005 and are regularly reviewed.
AMPC provide technical expertise in the area of animal welfare and has been generous in supporting the development of the AAWCS through financial assistance and expert advice.
AUS-MEAT’s role is to approve suitably qualified auditors for the program, administer an audit program to verify conformance with the