Community Update 10 December 2013

The first meeting of the Community Reference Group for the Darwin Beef Processing Facility was held at the Livingstone Valley early December. The Reference Group has been formed to facilitate open communication between Northern Australian Beef Limited (NABL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian Agricultural Company (AACo), and the broader community.

The Group's membership is drawn from the community around the site, Litchfield Council and technical expertise within NABL.

Members are:

Chair: Stewart Cruden (Northern Australian Beef – NABL)

Community: Gavin Chambers, TS Lee, Anna Malgorzewicz, Allan McKay, Mary Pocock, Brooke Rankmore, Victor Statham (Litchfield Council representative)

NABL: Kelly Parkes (NABL technical/ compliance manager), Dave Gurran (NABL engineering manager), Justine Shailes (EcOz, environmental consultant),Tracy Jones (Creative Territory, community relations consultant)

Livingstone Abattoir Team


Project Update

After a look over the project under construction, the meeting was given an overview of progress by NABL General Manager Stewart Cruden - Project Overview »

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Construction Images

Livingstone Abattoir Construction 1
Livingstone Abattoir Construction 2
Livingstone Abattoir Construction 3