Review of standards for the export of livestock by air — Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock

​Standards for livestock exported by air are now under review. The Technical Advisory Committee will conduct this review in two stages:

  • Stage 1 of the review — the committee sought feedback on an issues paper.
  • Stage 2 of the review — the committee is seeking feedback on a draft report, which is based on the outcomes of the stage 1 issues paper.

Submit your feedback

You can now provide feedback on the draft report released by the committee.

Your feedback will be used to inform the final recommendations.

To have your say:

  • read the draft report
  • make a submission online.

Submit your feedback by 18 July 2019.

Draft report

In preparing the draft report, the committee considered:

  • issues raised by stakeholders in stage 1 – air transport issues paper
  • an independent literature review.


DocumentPagesFile size
Draft report PDF66
3.9 MB
Draft report DOCX66
2.4 MB

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Stage 1 of the review

In Stage 1 of the review, the committee sought feedback on an issues paper.

Submissions were sought between 11 April and 16 May 2019. Thank you to those who provided comments, views and information during this period.

Download Issues paper

DocumentPagesFile size
Issues paper PDF481.8 MB
Issues paper DOCX​482.3 MB

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Submissions recieved

The committee received 12 submissions from individuals, businesses, industry, animal welfare organisations and government departments.

Non-confidential submissions are available below.

Download submissions

DocumentPagesFile size
Agriculture Victoria PDF 9238 KB 
Australian Alpaca Association PDF 2 309 KB
Australian Livestock and Rural Transporter’s Association (ALRTA) PDF 8314 KB 
Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) PDF 4110 KB 
Australian  Veterinary Association (AVA) PDF 7111 KB 
Cattle Council of Australia PDF 3169 KB 
Deer Industry Association of Australia PDF 1 51 KB
Livecorp PDF 30744 KB 
Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development PDF 3771 KB 

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