I want to export livestock (sheep, cattle) or find a seller - how can I do this?
Australian livestock can only be exported by a licensed
Australian exporter and cannot be exported to all
countries. Livestock exporters must comply with the
Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock
and other regulations that underpin the
Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS)
The Australian Government has memorandums of
understanding (MoUs) with a number of countries in the
Middle East and Africa, and negotiations continue with
other trading partners. MoUs reinforce importing
country commitment to international animal welfare
standards and provide government-to-government
assurances that Australian livestock will be unloaded
on arrival, regardless of the results of initial animal
For general advice on exporting, see Guide to Exporting.