Lamb on Australia Day: how to embed a 'new' tradition into Australian culture

This case demonstrates how a period traditionally associated with low lamb consumption was transformed into a ‘must eat’ lamb occasion.

Lamb on Australia Day: how to embed a 'new' tradition into Australian culture

Gerry Cyron and Robert Chandler – BMF; Andrew Cox – MLA


This case demonstrates how Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), BMF (Advertising Agency), Universal McCann (Media Agency) and Hausmann Communications (PR Agency) transformed a period traditionally associated with low Lamb consumption to a ‘must eat’ Lamb occasion.

Over the period of 2000-2010, we shifted cultural habits and embedded a new tradition into Australian society that was unheard of before: eating Lamb on Australia Day. In fact, in just ten years Lamb has become to Australia...

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