Australian Eggs is a member owned not-for-profit company providing marketing and research & development (R&D) services for the benefit of Australian egg farmers.
Working together with the egg industry and the Australian Government, Australian Eggs strives to deliver value to industry and the public by investing in programs that increase consumption and ensure industry sustainability.
All known Australian egg farmers are serviced by Australian Eggs, irrespective of their size, location or farming system.
Australian Eggs is funded through statutory levies, collected under the Egg Industry Service Provision Act and Australian government funds for the purposes of approved R&D.
The funds distributed to Australian Eggs are invested in R&D and marketing programs and activities.
The Australian Government contributes one dollar for every dollar Australian Eggs spends on approved R&D.
Levy payers have the opportunity to become members and participate in decisions by attending general meetings and electing directors.
Rural Research and Development Corporations
Australia’s Rural Research and Development Corporations (RDCs) model is a unique partnership between industry and government that aims to drive economic and sustainability improvements across the primary industries. Australian Eggs is one of 15 RDCs.