Mountain Cattlemen

Caring for the High Country since 1834


Welcome to the Mountain Cattlemen's Association of Victoria.

The Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria (MCAV) represents a hardy group of people whose families and predecessors have grazed their cattle and maintained the Victorian High Country dating back to 1834.


Memberships are annual, and due 12 months from the date you first make payment

Please note that intially ALL members are required to register even if you are an existing member - this is the easiest way to get your details into the new online database.

Please sign on with the MCAV in 2020 - it has been a rough year for everyone, and we need the support more than ever.

MCAV President, Bruce McCormack

FREE FOR A LUCKY MCAV MEMBER: We are so excited to announce we have a FREE service fee to the incredible Palmers Super Idea, a stallion that has done it all and done it without batting an eyelid. One lucky member will be chosen at random to receive the service fee, normally valued at $1100. Check out his Facebook page Palmers Super Idea for more details.

Terms & Conditions: All financial MCAV members will automatically be included. The service fee may be used at any time that suits both the winner and breeder during the 20-21 breeding season. The result will be re-drawn if the winner does not want the prize. Winner announced Monday, September 15

STAY CONNECTED: We know that in these times staying connected is important - that's why our MCAV family put together this little "Cheers chain" video. Watch for the junior cattleman hitting the dust! Click here to watch  

Become a member

Support our cause, not only are you helping to preserve a vital part of Australia's heritage, but there are some great benefits to being a member.
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MCAV in the media: Stock & Land

The MCAV is about more than just cattle - we want the Parks improved for all users, and that includes better deer management
Click here to read the Stock & Land story  

MCAV in the Media: The Land

The Land newspaper featured a story on the McCormack family, one of the few who still push their cattle on horseback into the High Country every summer.
Click here to read the full story  


Yarner is the official newsletter of the Mountain Cattlemen. Stay up to date with all the latest news and information on the MCAV. Be the first to hear about upcoming events and functions. Subscribe here to receive your copy of The Yarner - it's free!
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Recent News

MCAV Response to Taungurung Land Agreement

  September 2nd, 2020

Consider returning the cattle - for fires sake!

  June 1st, 2020

Balancing brumby numbers in the High Country

  May 26th, 2020

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