The United States is projected to import 3.6 billion pounds of beef in 2015.  If realized, this will be the 3rd most beef that the U.S. has ever imported. 

The U.S. is projected to import 1.37 billion pounds of beef from Australia.  If realized, this will be the most beef ever imported from Australia in one year.

Since 1989, the U.S. has averaged 880K pounds of beef imports from Australia.   Australia has accounted for roughly 33% of U.S. beef imports since 1989.

U.S. Beef Imports From Australia (1989 - Present)