Live Animal Exports Advisory Notices 2020

The information provided in the documents attached 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 all 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 the notices.

Note: This list displays current notices only.

Live Animal Exports Advisory Notices 2020
Number Issue Importing Country Date of Effect Relevant to
2020-27 Exports of live animals and animal reproductive material to China China 6 November 2020
  • All exporters of live animals and animal reproductive material
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-26 Updated ASEL 3.0 policy and new core document requirements for breeder cattle by sea All 30 October 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-25 ESCAS Auditing Requirements - Livestock Global Assurance Program (LGAP) All 28 October 2020
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
2020-24 Publication of the approved form for End-of-Journey reports under ASEL 3.0 All 28 October 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-23 Notification of changes to ASEL 3.0 – cattle by sea and all livestock by air

Attachment A - ASEL 3.0 amendments
All 27 October 2020
  • Australian Government  Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock  Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-22 Northern Winter Order pen space refer to ASEL 3 0 All 26 October 2020
  • Australian Government  Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock  Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-21 Publication of new policies to support ASEL 3.0 standards All 19 October 2020
  • Australian Government  Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock  Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-20 Publication of Approved Forms for Reporting under ASEL 3.0 All 12 October 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-19 Publication of Alternative Minimum Pen Space Allocation Policy under ASEL 3.0
(SUPERSEDED with EAN 2020-23)
All 9 October 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporter’s Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
2020-18

ASEL 3.0 errata

Attachment A – ASEL 3.0 errata

All 2 October 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
2020-17 Exports to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 28 September 2020
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
2020-16 Forms and reporting requirements under ASEL 3.0 All 23 September 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises (RP) Operators
2020-15 COVID-19 Notification Protocol All 14 August 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters' Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
2020-14 Livestock exports to Vietnam – update on restriction to ports of entry Vietnam 6 July 2020
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
2020-13 Progress update on the implementation of ASEL 3.0 All 19 June 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
2020-12 Publication of competent stock handlers on freighter aircraft policy to support ASEL 3.0 implementation All 29 May 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters' Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
2020-11 Publication of revised approved export program guidelines All 29 May 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians (AAVs)
  • Australian Livestock Exporters' Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
2020-10 Publication of new revised policies and guidelines to support ASEL 3.0 implementation All 20 May 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
2020-09 Livestock exports to Vietnam – restriction to ports of entry Vietnam 24 April 2020
  • Australian Livestock Exporters Council
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
2020-08 Publication of the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock 3.0 All 22 April 2020
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
2020-07 Exports of sheep and goats to Malaysia leading into Korban 2020 Malaysia 2 April 2020
  • ALEC
  • Department Officers
  • Livestock Exporters
  • LiveCorp
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
2020-06 ESCAS Auditing Requirements – COVID-19 Restrictions All 2 April 2020
  • Animals Australia
  • ALEC
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • RSPCA
2020-05 New regulations for live sheep exports to, or through, the Middle East All 22 April 2020
  • Animals Australia
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council
  • Australian Veterinary Association
  • Department Officers
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premises Operators
  • RSPCA Australia
2020-04 Accreditation of Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians and Accredited Stockpersons All 19 March 2020
  • Animals Australia
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporters Council
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • RSPCA
2020-03 Pausing of independent observer deployment All 17 March 2020
  • Animals Australia
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporters Council
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premise Operators
  • RSPCA
2020-02 Changes to departmental mail arrangements All 20 February 2020
  • Animals Australia
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporters Council
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premise Operators
  • RSPCA
2020-01 Departmental email addresses updated All 6 February 2020
  • Animals Australia
  • Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians
  • Australian Livestock Exporters Council
  • LiveCorp
  • Livestock Exporters
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Registered Premise Operators
  • RSPCA
Last reviewed: 6 November 2020
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