30 June 2022
This export advisory notice (EAN) is to remind industry that prices for live animal export certification services will increase on 1 July 2022.
- Fees and charges are increasing on 1 July 2022 as described in the 2021-22 Live Animal Export Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (LAE CRIS) and relevant legislative instrument.
- Updated charging guidelines will be available on the department’s website from 1 July 2022.
- The department plans to release a 2022-23 LAE CRIS for public submissions in the coming weeks, following engagement with the Live Animal Export Finance Industry Consultative Committee.
- The 2022-23 CRIS will describe implementation of the LAE cost recovered arrangement including increases to fees and charges from 1 July 2022 described in the 2021-22 CRIS.
- A further EAN will be issued when the 2022-23 LAE CRIS is released for public consultation. Industry will be invited to review the CRIS and make submissions over a 6-week consultation period.
- If you have any questions regarding this EAN please email CostRecovery@aff.gov.au.
Regulatory fees and charges for the agricultural exports sector increased in 2021-22 after several years of under recovery.
The CRIS committed to returning to full cost recovery by 2023 24 with annual stepped increases that enables reforms to be rolled out while maintaining existing systems.
- A stepped return to full cost-recovery will ease the impact for agriculture and food exporters.
- Following annual price increases in 2022-23 and 2023-24, programs are expected to return to full cost recovery in 2023-24.CRIS will be reviewed annually and updated where a need is identified and approved by the government.
A/g Assistant Secretary
Funding and Revenue Branch
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Phone: (02) 6272 4581