The department is delivering a work program focused on improving how levies processes operate.
The scope of this work includes the legislative framework and processes for research and development, marketing, residue testing and biosecurity and emergency response levies.
Learn more about levies process reform.
Levies and charges are imposed and collected under the authority of the following Acts and Regulations:
Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999
Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Regulations 2000
Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999
National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Act 1998
National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Act 1998
Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991
Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Regulations 1991
Primary Industries Levies and Charges (National Residue Survey Levies) Regulations 1998
All Australian Government legislation can be viewed at the Federal Register of Legislation website.