Australia's Poultry Cooperative Research Centre has been given a performance review by a government expert panel. Among the panel's findings were that the Poultry CRC is conducting direct and innovative research that offers a comprehensive approach to addressing the sustainability, environmental, economic and ethical production challenges facing the Australian poultry industry.

The panel noted that the caliber of the Poultry CRC's participants is impressive with 98 percent of the Australian poultry industry represented within the cooperative. It also found that the group is characterized by strong industry end-user engagement.

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The Poultry CRC's education, training and skills programs are exemplary, the reviewers found, and are assisting the training of the next generation of researchers, industry workers and farmers.