AUSTREX is an Australian-owned business with a global vision to grow livestock communities, sustainably for the future.
Who We Are
Founded in 1973, we’re one of the largest and leading suppliers of livestock in the world, with operations exporting to more than 26 countries.
We specialise in the sourcing and delivery of high-quality livestock and premium genetics, and the design and development of innovative supply chain management systems and technology to assure quality, transparency and traceability in accordance with world’s best-practice animal husbandry and care.
The wellbeing of animals and people is central to all we do. We’re proudly world-leaders in livestock supply, and committed to making a meaningful contribution to food security and the social and economic strength of communities across the globe.
Feeding the World: We help supply high-quality, safe and traceable food to the world.
Boosting Agriculture: AUSTREX has trading relationships with over 10,000 primary producers in Australia and New Zealand. In FY2019 we contributed some $250 million in export income direct to the farm gate of our producers.
Global Networks: We have operations in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Europe, Uruguay and Chile serving over 26 markets including Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Turkey and the Middle East.
International Leadership: We lead the world in ensuring animal health and wellbeing and pioneer technology and innovation across the supply chain – including our own traceability system LivestockOne. We continue to invest heavily in world’s best-practice animal husbandry and supply chains.
Low-stress Handling: We work with some of the world’s best minds in animal behaviour to design custom handling facilities, and train our staff and supply chain partners in low- stress techniques.
Growing Communities: We employ more than 120 people in Australia and many more across eight international offices, onboard vessels and in key trading partner nations.
First-class transport: We use only world-class transportation vehicles and vessels to move our livestock over sea, air, road and rail.
AUSTREX is a leading international livestock exporter which is globally recognised for quality, reliability, and supply chain and animal welfare innovation.
Our network of suppliers and employees, working in-market around the world, means we can source livestock from multi-origins to meet unique customer requirements.