Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with these standards if you intend to export livestock such as cattle, sheep, goats, buffalo, deer and camelids. These standards describe both minimum management requirements and best practice for the export of livestock.

The standards represent the basic animal health and welfare requirements for the conduct of the livestock export industry, which members of the industry are required to meet.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.


Operating address: 18 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO Box 858
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 62723933
Phone: 1800900090