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MINTRAC National Training Conference

2017 Sponsorship package information can be found here

2017 Exhibior Information package can be found here

Venue: Mantra Ledgends Hotel,
Cnr Surfers Paradise Blvd and Laycock Street,
Surfers Paradise QLD

Phone: +61755887888
Fax: +61755887887

Date: 29 and 30 March 2017

Presentations from 2016 National Training Conference

2017 Paddock to Plate National Training Conference

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN - see the draft program here

29-30 March 2017 at the Mantra Legends Hotel, Surfers Paradise

Delegates information package can be downloaded here

Delegates registration form can be downloaded here

Online registration can be completed here

The annual MINTRAC Training Conference is a must attend conference for Registered Training Organisations, Human Resource Managers and related bodies involved with the provision of education and training services to the Australian livestock production and processing industries. The participation of regulators, and relevant Commonwealth, State and Territories Departments Research and Development bodies and industry associations is also anticipated.

Features of the 2017 conference include a wide range of speakers and workshops are currently being accessed to develop an exciting program, which will cover areas such as:

• Recruitment and HR: succession planning in the agribusiness sector
• What happens in a feedlot?
• Skills requirements of the modern QA Manager
• Saleyards of the future
• Employing migrants and refugees
• Job roles… A Day in the Life of…
• Planning a new boning room – what do you need to consider?
• Delivering training in animal traceability
• The future of Training Packages
• Developing a whole-of-chain training program in a vertically integrated company
• … and many more!

Conference Dinner including

• Presentation of the 2017 Meat Industry Training Awards
• Entertainment


Mantra Legends Hotel is situated in the heart of Surfers Paradise, the unltimate Gold Coast location providing premium accomodation just 100m from the pristine beach making it the ideal base for families, couples or business travellers to the coast.

With its central Gold Coast location, Mantra Legends Hotel offers 357 contemporary rooms and suiites most with a private balcony and each offering cable TV, in-house movies and wireless intenet connectivity.

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On-site facilities cater to both business travellers and those on a relaxed getaway. We offer exceptional conferencing facilities as well as beautiful outdoor pool area,fully equipped gymnasium and relaxing steam room. Out guest services are first rate with 24 hour reception, secure undercover parking (subject to availability) and concierge.

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