Industry Programs

As the world’s largest exporter of goatmeat Australia relies heavily on its ability to supply safe, quality-assured product. A number of industry programs help to ensure market access and demand for Australia’s goatmeat.

These include:

Livestock Production Assurance (LPA)

The LPA program is the Australian livestock industry’s on-farm food safety program. It meets the stringent requirements of our export markets, providing an assurance of the safety of the red meat, in this case goatmeat, grown on Australian farms. Read more >

LPA National Vendor Declaration and Waybill (LPA NVD/Waybill)

The LPA NVD/Waybill is the key document upholding Australia’s meat and livestock food safety reputation. When an LPA NVD/Waybill is signed, the producer is declaring compliance with LPA, the industry’s food safety program. Read more >

National Livestock Identification System (NLIS)

The NLIS is Australia’s system for identification and traceability of livestock. It enables livestock, including goats, cattle and sheep to be traced from property of birth to slaughter for biosecurity, meat safety, product integrity and market access. Read more >

National Goat Health Statement

The National Goat Health Statement is a nationally agreed declaration forms that enables producers to provide information on the health of their herd, should they intend to sell or agist. It assists buyers in confidently purchasing goats with the knowledge they are free of endemic diseases and conditions. Read more >