Goat Background

In September 2012 the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines Land Transport of Livestock were developed by AHA, followed by the Australian Animal Welfare Standards for Cattle and the Australian Animal Welfare Standards for Sheep in May 2014.

Currently the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for goats is not on Animal Welfare Task Group (AWTG) work plan, the goat industry have agreed to take the initiative and develop industry Goat Welfare Standards and Guidelines that in the future will become endorsed into legislation.

The goat industry standards and guidelinesĀ is an industry document only, the standards and guidelines are voluntary and at this stage will not develop a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS), go to public consultation orĀ be regulated by Government.

 

30 Jan 2017