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About the Australian Renderers Association

Australian renderers play an important role in the circular bioeconomy, reducing food waste and sustainably recycling valuable agricultural resources. Internationally recognised for its commitment to quality, hygiene, and sustainability, the Australian rendering industry maintains strict adherence to a code of practice, accreditation, and training systems.

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Includes practical demonstrations and a visit to a rendering plant.

The Accreditation Workshop has provided valuable training to over a thousand individuals in the past twenty-eight years. Participants are awarded a Certificate of Competency from AUS-MEAT and the Australian Renderers Association upon successful completion.

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2024 dates

  • 16th – 21st June

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ARA Symposium

Discover the latest trends and insights in rendering at the biennial Australian Renderers Association International Symposium. Join industry experts and peers from around the world for two days of networking, seminars, and sharing knowledge. Gain a competitive edge with the latest updates on cutting-edge technology and invaluable industry connections.

17th ARA International Symposium, 17th-19th September, 2024 – Brisbane.

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Rendering Circles: 2022 Symposium special edition

Looking to revisit the highlights of the ARA’s 16th International Symposium? This special edition of Rendering Circles, penned by Honorary Life Member William Spooncer AM, takes us on a journey through the key themes of the past 30 years, starting from the inaugural event in 1991. The theme of the 2022 biennial event was “Strategic…

Symposium To Explore Australian Renderers’ Sustainable Future

Australian Renderers Association FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   1 May 2024   Symposium To Explore Australian Renderers’ Sustainable Future How Australian rendering can maximise its role in the nation’s “zero waste” meat industry and why marketing the sustainability of protein will open global markets are just some of the hot topics headlining an industry conference later this…

Second successful In-Market Forum, Indonesia

The Australian Renderers Association (ARA) held the second In-Market Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia, as part of the Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) Program. Recently, in November 2023, the first round of audits was completed by DHGLAS officials with the view to reopening the trade of Australian-rendered products to Indonesia. The ATMAC program funded…