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
2020-14 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 July 2020
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