Code of practice for transport of livestock - Queensland


You must comply with this code if you transport livestock. The code applies to the transportation of commercial and non-commercial livestock by road, rail, and to livestock transport vehicles aboard a ship. The transport process begins when livestock are assembled prior to loading, and ends when the livestock are unloaded at the final destination.

The code applies to everyone involved in the care and management of livestock throughout the transport process. This code sets out the minimum requirements to ensure the welfare of all livestock throughout the transportation process.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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Customer Service Centre

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Biosecurity Queensland

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Mailing address: GPO BOX 46
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Other: 13 25 23
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