Dairy Farmer's Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to own or operate a dairy farm. A dairy farm is any premises where cows are kept for the purpose of producing milk to sell for profit. Where the licence is issued to a dairy farm owner, any persons other than the owner receiving income directly from licensed factories for the sale of milk, such as share farmers, will also be deemed to be licensed.

Granting of this licence is conditional to complying with food safety and effluent management programs and codes of practice as determined by the Authority.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


Up to three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $178.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All - Your licence fee is calculated at the rate of 0.00025 fee units for each litre of milk sold by you to a processor or manufacturer during that month.


Act(s) name

Dairy Industry Act 1994 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Dairy Industry Regulations 2014 Tasmania

Approval time

60 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority

Contact details

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

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