The Australian Lot Feeders' Association

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association is the peak national body for the Australian feedlot industry.

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COUNCIL

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) Council Members are volunteers and elected directly by ALFA’s feedlot membership for a fixed term of three years.

Bryce Camm
Camm Agricultural Group – QLD

President

Bryce Camm hails from Dalby in Queensland’s Darling Downs region where he oversees his family’s company, Camm Agricultural Group; an integrated beef and cropping enterprise with interests across Queensland. Bryce was appointed CEO of the group in 2017. Prior to that he was the Manager of the group’s award-winning Wonga Plains Feedlot for eight years where he oversaw the operation triple in size. Bryce undertook a dual degree in Business Administration and Communications at Bond University. Bryce is currently the Chairman of Beef Australia Ltd and was elected President of the Australian Lot Feeders' Association in 2018.

Grant garey 

Teys Australia, QLD

Vice President

Grant brings considerable feedlot experience to ALFA. In 2000 Grant was awarded the Young Lot Feedlot Achiever Award, which allowed him to travel to North America on a feedlot study tour. A seven-year tenure at Sandalwood Feedlot equipped Grant with the knowledge and experience to run a successful agribusiness and culminated in his promotion to Operations Manager. In 2002 Grant took up the position of Operations Manager at Jindalee Feedlot owned by Cargill Beef Australia, a role that exposed him to the processing side of the industry. In 2004 Grant took over as Feedlot Manager at Jindalee, a facility with a 17,000 head capacity and is now General Manager, Feedlots for Teys Australia. Grant was elected as an ALFA Councillor in Sept 2005 and was re-elected in April 2012. Grant became Vice President in 2013.

TONY fitzgerald

whyalla feedlot, qld

Vice President

Tony began his career with Stanbroke within the Brahman Bull Breeding division. He went on to manage the agricultural assets of a Japan-based company, a role that encompassed mixed farming, cattle breeding, lotfeeding and beef processing. The company’s vertically integrated high quality beef system was developed by Tony allowing him to gain experience within the international beef marketing sector. During this period he sat on the Board of the Australian Wagyu Association for 5 years, serving as its President for 2 years. In 2010 Tony joined Elders Meat & Livestock Trading feedlot division as Manager of their Killara feedlot at Quirindi, and then as Senior Feedlot Manager. In 2018, Tony took up the role General Manager of Whyalla Beef. Tony joined ALFA as a Councillor in December 2011, and elected Vice President in 2015.

paul vogt

representing iranda beef, sa

Vice President

Paul Vogt is Managing Director of Iranda Beef in Tintinara, South Australia. Paul has a family history in the South Australian meat and livestock industry that reaches back over four generations. He began as a trainee livestock buyer with Metro Meat Ltd in 1987 working his way into trading roles and finally starting his own commodities trading business in 1998. At this time he also became involved in the family farming and feedlot operations at Tintinara. Paul was instrumental in the planning, design and construction of the newly created feedlot at Iranda. Paul joined ALFA as a Councillor in 2011 and was appointed Vice-President at the 2018 AGM.

barb madden

smithfield cattle company, qld

Treasurer

Barb Madden is the co-owner and Financial Controller for the Smithfield Group, a large multi-faceted family business, operating within the beef cattle lotfeeding, backgrounding, beef exports, logistics and property development and management areas. Barb also has extensive experience in community planning, resourcing and engagement with a particular emphasis on Indigenous communities and relations.
Barb holds a Bachelor of Business, is a graduate of the Australian Rural Leadership Program and a Director of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Barb joined ALFA as a Director in September 2015 and was appointed Treasurer in November 2017.

scott braund

mort & co, qld

Councillor

Scott started his feedlot industry career with Cargill in 1995 at Jindalee Feedlot. He held various operational positions at Jindalee before being appointed Feedlot Manager in 1999, a post he occupied until 2005. In early 2005 he joined Mort & Co Lot Feeders as Manager, Feedlots and Farming, a post he still holds today. He became an ALFA Councillor in 2001 and was appointed Treasurer in 2006 holding the position until October 2014.

christopher fenwicke

tungali feedlot, qld

Councillor

Following the completion of his Bachelor degree, Christopher first worked at Hortons feedlot in Colorado US before returning to Australia in 1995 as head stockman for AMH’s Caroona feedlot. He then spent five years as Operations Manager at Myola feedlot and then feedlot manager at ACC’s Brisbane Valley feedlot. Christopher was subsequently promoted to Division Manager of ACC’s two feedlots, a position he held for four years before becoming feedlot manager at Nippon’s Whyalla feedlot in 2006.He was the General Manager and Director of Whyalla beef from 2007-18 before taking up a position at Hancock prospecting's Tungali Feedlot. Christopher has been a Director of ALFA since October 2013.

trevor hink

kerrigan valley feedlot, wa

Councillor

Trevor Hinck owns and operates the Hinck Family Farm & Feedlot, Kerrigan Valley in Hyden, Western Australia. Trevor is married to wife and business partner Sharon, with 3 boys. The Hinck Family have their own beef brand, Kerrigan Valley Beef. Trevor is a past grain delegate to China and is currently the President of WALFA after serving as Vice President of WALFA for a number of years. Trevor is an active member of his community, being a Business Development Member of Hyden. Trevor became a Director of ALFA in September 2015.

tony batterham

quirnindi feedlot services, nsw

Councillor

Tony became a Director of ALFA in September 2015.

STEphen martin

kerwee lot feeders, qld

Councillor

Steve became a Director of ALFA in 2016.