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History

Established in 1973, AUSTREX is a pioneer of the livestock export trade and is today regarded as a leader in the global livestock industry.

Over more than 45 years, we’ve built a reputation for high-quality livestock and genetics sourced from trusted suppliers around the world, while prioritising animal welfare and innovating supply chain and traceability systems.

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Throughout its long history in Australian agriculture, AUSTREX has established a reputation for quality, integrity, best-practice animal welfare and making a strong social and economic contribution to livestock communities around the globe.
Dr. Richard Trivett
Chairman
Testimonial Dr Richard Trivett

1968

Richard Trivett joined Gunn Resources Pty Ltd.

1973

AUSTREX established.

First contract to supply Corriedale sheep to Peru.

1974

Multiple shipments to Indonesia supplying thousands of Brahman breeding cattle.

Late 1970’s

AUSTREX manages Auvergne, Newry & Argyle cattle stations.

1978

AUSTREX purchases Auvergne, Newry & Argyle cattle stations.

AUSTREX is contracted to supply 2000 Sahiwal & Friesian calves to Malaysia.

1992

Sold New Zealand Agricultural Exports to the NZ Dairy Board.

Justin Slaughter started with GRM/AUSTREX.

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