Beef 2021

Droughtmaster will be proudly exhibiting at Beef 2021 in both Stud and Commercial sections.  Droughtmaster will present the single largest breed display at BEEF Australia, with 224 head nominated for competition from 41 studs in Queensland and NSW. 

Commercial judging will take place at CQLX, Gracemere, on Sunday 2nd May from 9:00am. 

Stud judging will take place on Wednesday 5th May from 7:00am, Ring 1. 

The Droughtmaster Marquee and Stud Housing Precinct can be found at the north-western side of the Rockhampton Showgrounds, site numbers CP18-21.

DROUGHTMASTER PROGRAM OF EVENTS

To meet COVID regulations we ask you to RSVP to events in order to keep track of numbers – see RSVP link below.

  • Sunday, 2 May
  • Time Event Location
    9:00 am Commercial Judging CQLX – Gracemere
    10:00am Stockbook Information Session presented by Practical Systems 

    Droughtmaster Marquee

    5:30 pm

    “Off the Lead” Tug-o-War

    Beef Meet and Greet

    Tickets via beefaustralia.com.au

    Rockhampton Sporting Club 

  • Monday. 3 May
  • Time Event Location
    5:30 am  Marquee Open, Dingles Café Open Droughtmaster Marquee
    8:00 am Announcement of Commercial Champions & Commercial Feature Sale CQLX, Gracemere
    10:00am Practical Systems Briefing on Stockbook Droughtmaster Marquee
  • Tuesday, 4 May
  • Time Event Location
    5:30 am  Marquee Open, Dingles Café Open Droughtmaster Marquee
    10:00am

    Stockbook Information Session presented by Practical Systems 

    Droughtmaster Marquee

    10:00am

    1:00pm

    4:00pm

    Alex McDonald (Australian Registered Breeders’ Association) Information Session on WA’s new Johne’s Disease Import Conditions Droughtmaster Marquee
    5:00 pm

    Meet & Greet Sponsored by JJ Fitting, Feeding Service and Dingles Cafe

    Welcome Society President Todd Heyman

    RVSP required – allocation exhausted

    Droughtmaster Marquee
  • Wednesday, 5 May
  • Time Event Location
    5:30 am  Marquee Open, Dingles Café Open Droughtmaster Marquee
    7:00am Droughtmaster Stud Cattle Judging Ring 1
    6:00 pm

    Address: Simon Gleeson, Droughtmaster and

    Andrew Barron, Royal Flying Doctor Service

    Droughtmaster Marquee

    6:30 pm

    GDL Beef Genetics Focus Sale

    Auction of Display Steers

    Heifer Auction 

    Straws for a Cause Auction

    Next Gen Heifer Auction

    RSVP required – allocation exhausted

    Droughtmaster Marquee
  • Thursday, 6 May
  • Time Event Location
    5:30 am Marquee Open, Dingles Cafe Open Droughtmaster Marquee
    10:00am

    Stockbook Information Session presented by Practical Systems 

    Droughtmaster Marquee
    2:00 pm

    Parade of Champions

    Interbreed Judging

    Centre Ring
    5:30 pm

    Panel Discussion: “Beef in the Future’

    Facilitator: Harry Clarke, The Country Caller

    Hon David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management 

    Greg Pankhurst – Qld Live Exporters Assoc. 

    Sarah Donovan – Donovan Feedlot

    David Johnston – AGBU

    RSVP required – allocation exhausted

    Droughtmaster Marquee
    6:00 pm Commercial & Stud Award Presentations Droughtmaster Marquee
  • Friday, 7 May
  • Time Event Location
    5:30 am  Marquee Open, Dingles Café Open Droughtmaster Marquee
    10:00am Stockbook Information Session presented by Practical Systems  Droughtmaster Marquee
    5:30 pm  Beef 2021 Close  

    RSVP TO ATTEND EVENTS IN THE DROUGHTMASTER MARQUEE RSVP Closed

    DROUGHTMASTER WISH TO THANK THEIR 2021 BEEF SPONSORS

    Meet and Greet Sponsors

       

     DINGLES

     

    Stud Cattle & Commercial Championship Sponsors

    A MESSAGE FROM BEEF AUSTRALIA

    The Beef Australia 2021 Patron Code of Conduct

    To assist our staff and to make sure you are part of protecting the health and wellbeing of each other please observe the following while you’re enjoying Beef Australia 2021:

    • Observe social distancing at all times and avoid close contact with other people not in your household group
    • Make sure you’re practicing good hand hygiene – hand washing stations and hand sanitising stations are available throughout the venue
    • Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow
    • If you have an allocated seat to watch the action, please remain in your allocated seat whenever possible
    • All payments in the venue will be encouraged to be contactless
    • Stay home if you are feeling unwell or showing symptoms of COVID-19
    • Stay home if you have been overseas or to a COVID-19 Hotspot in the last 14 days; or if you have been in contact with someone who has been overseas or to a COVID-19 Hotspot in the last 14 days

    For more information on the COVID Safe Control Measures planned for Beef Australia in May 2021 go to Your Health & Safety – Beef Australia 2021

    2-8 May 2021

    Location: Rockhampton Showgrounds, Rockhampton

    The Australian beef industry assembles every three years in Rockhampton to compete, showcase, learn about, and celebrate industry innovations and achievements.  Beef Australia is the premier event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting over 100,000 visitors from throughout Australia and the world, over an action-packed week.

     

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