Registration of Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to assess livestock for infection with diseases. Any diagnostic examination of a sample or specimen taken from livestock (for the purpose of assessing whether the livestock is infected with any disease) must be conducted at a registered veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

You must ensure that:

  • any test, analysis or diagnostic examination is carried out in accordance with any applicable standards prescribed by the Agency
  • you keep and submit records to the Agency as required
  • your laboratory is accredited in accordance with AS ISO/IEC 17025 - 2005 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories (or the latest version of the standard)
  • you take part in programs to test the proficiency of your facilities and operational practices as required by the Agency.

Small veterinary diagnostic laboratories may be exempt from the need to hold accreditation / compliance with accreditation standards.

Duration

As specified by the Agency.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Registration of Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Biosecurity

Act(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Regulations 2006 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Biosecurity


Operating address:
475 Mickleham Road
Attwood, Victoria 3049
Mailing address:
PO Box 2500
Bendigo,Victoria,
Australia

Phone:

03 9217 4200

Fax:

03 9217 4416
animal.welfare@ecodev.vic.gov.au

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