NEXDOC: Dairy implementation delay (2019-19)

Date of issue: 30 October 2019

Date of effect: 29 October 2019


  • Registered dairy exporters, manufacturers, agents, freight forwarders, approved export permit issuers and EDI users.
  • Department of Agriculture—Central and Regional offices


To notify exporters of dairy products that there has been a change to the implementation date of Dairy NEXDOC.

Key points

Dairy is now proposed to transition from EXDOC to NEXDOC late February 2020.

Further notice will be provided on the implementation date.

Please check the NEXDOC project page for updates.

It is important that dairy exporters continue to register for NEXDOC. Please ensure that you complete your registration through the online services portal. Additional information for registering in NEXDOC is available on the department’s website.

If you have any further queries, please contact the Enhanced Traceability Project.

Software users

The department continues to work with software providers, and have advised them of the changes to key dates.

It is important that you also work closely with your software provider to ensure that your system needs are met, and you are well positioned to commence using NEXDOC.

The information provided in this advice is current at the time of writing and is intended for use as guidance only and should not be taken as definitive or exhaustive. The Commonwealth endeavours to keep information current and accurate, however, it may be subject to change without notice. Exporters are encouraged to verify these details with their importers prior to undertaking production/exports. The Commonwealth will not accept liability for any loss resulting from reliance on information contained in this notice

Last reviewed: 11 November 2019
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