How to keep updated
PRODUCERS who want to continue accessing National Vendor Declarations need a biosecurity plan. As of October 1, 2017, it is a compulsory part of your accreditation process. WHERE TO GET A BIOSECURITY PLAN TEMPLATE FROM
All resources are web based. If producers need a hard copy of the template contact Livestock Biosecurity Network’s Rachel O’Brien on
0418 722 461 and they will post one out.
There is also a free biosecurity app.
WHO TO CONTACT IF HAVING ISSUES FILLING OUT FORMS
Meat and Livestock Australia - phone
1800 023 100.
Livestock Biosecurity Newtwork - 0418 722 461.
Your local biosecurity officer with DAF (stock inspector - DPI).
WHERE TO STORE BIOSECURITY PLAN ONCE COMPLETED
Keep it on file and use it as a resource to improve your operation and amend procedures if needed. If you get audited you may need to produce it.
IS THERE A COST INVOLVED?
From October 1, 2017, when producers renew their accreditation there will be a $60 charge every three years. This will be payable to Meat and Livestock Australia.