National Accreditation for Meat Export Businesses - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend operate as a meat exporter or run a meat export business.

Meat export businesses can include:

  • abattoirs
  • boning rooms
  • further processing facilities
  • non-packer exporters.

A Non Packer Exporter is a holder of a Meat Export Licence who does not hold the additional registration required to pack the meat they are exporting. Further processing is defined as any process applied to meat or meat products to form essentially a new product, for instance:

  • curing
  • heat treating
  • drying
  • canning
  • fermenting
  • rendering.

All meat exporters must have this accreditation before they will be issued with a meat export licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must:

  • submit an accreditation application
  • implement an AUS-MEAT approved quality management system
  • obtain the required qualifications by completing the specified AUS-MEAT trainings
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the accreditation.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

AUS-MEAT Limited

Act(s) name

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Meat and Live-Stock Industry (Export Licensing) Regulations 1998 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, Head Office
AUS-MEAT Limited

Operating address:
Unit 1
333 Queensport Road North
Queensland 4172
Mailing address:
PO BOX 3403
Tingalpa DC, Queensland 4173


07 3361 9200


1800 621 903


07 3361 9222

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