Australian Country Choice in Cannon Hill Enters Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame

Australian Country Choice
Photo Credit: Supplied. Trevor Lee speaking at the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in South Bank, Brisbane

Australian Country Choice (ACC), the country’s premier supplier of high-quality meat products, with its factory in Cannon Hill, has been inducted into the illustrious Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.

The privately-owned business has been recognised for its visionary leadership in establishing a vertically integrated beef and cattle industry that also supplies the rest of the world.

Australian Country Choice was one of six inductees into the Hall of Fame in 2021, along with Katie Page-Harvey (CEO of Harvey Norman), Sir John Beal Chandler (founder of Chandlers Electrical and radio station 4BC), T.C. Beirne (Queensland retail tycoon), The Coffee Club and Finlayson’s Timber and Hardware.

Company founder and Principal Director Trever Lee was at the induction ceremony in late 2021 to proudly accept the honor from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

“To be included on the list alongside some of the founders of modern Queensland as well as some giants of the industry is truly humbling for Trevor and our business,” CEO Anthony Lee said. 

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“What started as my father’s dream has turned into a state-of-the-art operation that supports thousands of local jobs and puts food on the table for millions of Australians every year. 

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“While we are honoured to receive this award for our contribution to Queensland, we are certainly still striving to make our business better each and every single day.

“Whether that be our ongoing commitment to ethical trading, achieving industry best practice in environmental sustainability and animal welfare, or being a caring and respected employer of more than 1,500 workers.”

The ACC leaders thanked all staff for their contribution to ACC’s inclusion in the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.

ACC made it to the Hall of Fame for demonstrating sustained leadership to enhance the economy of Queensland and for becoming a pioneer in establishing an economy or industry with a product or service with wide acclaim. ACC has las made an outstanding contribution to the economic, social, and financial growth of Queensland, inspiring other firms to invest and do business.

Learn more about the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.