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Tools and services by location

Search for national, state- or territory-based tools and services that may be useful to your business by location, i.e. national, Western Australia, Northern Territory or Queensland.

National services for beef producers

Western Australia services for beef producers

Rangeland

Livestock identification, transport and sale

Pest and disease management

Northern Territory services for beef producers

Business development

  • GrownOnCountry – A new program focused on developing capacity for agribusiness enterprise development in NT Indigenous communities
  • NT WorkSafe – NT WorkSafe helps you meet your safety standards and Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities
  • NTCA Station Operation Manual

Cattle

  • Beef cattle – Information for producers about beef cattle production and management practices
  • Branding cattle in NT  – Information for producers about branding cattle in NT
  • NT Brands Register – Search the NT Brands Register database by ‘Brand’, ‘Owner’ or ‘Property Name’
  • Pastoral Survey – Insights into the pastoral industry from a comprehensive NT wide pastoral survey; divided by regions
  • Livestock movements – Recordings of cattle numbers moved from NT Regions to Interstate, NT Regions to NT and Interstate to NT Regions and, NT to NT Regions

Natural Resource Management

  • Bushfire planning and management – Information about bushfires in NT from the Department of Land Resource Management
  • Feral animals – Information about impacts and management of mammal and bird species declared as feral species under section 47(1) of the Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 2006
  • Fire North (NAFI) - Historical and current information on fires in your area as well as technology to help pastoralists manage fire
  • Land Manager - provides map and regional information to pastoralists to assist in making better land management decisions
  • Land clearing guidelines – The Pastoral Land Board has published revised NT Pastoral Land Clearing Guidelines 2010
  • NT water resources – Information about water resources in northern Australia
  • Pastoral Water Enhancement Scheme – Sound planning of stock watering facilities through the provision of technical advice and financial support
  • Pastoral Rangelands of the NT – Information about rangelands management from the NT Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries
  • Soil and Vegetation – Management of soils and vegetation from the NT Department of Land Resource Management
  • Territory Natural Resource Management organisation – Offering support in natural resource management projects
  • Water bore drilling – Information about water bore drilling practices in the NT, including obligations under the NT Water Act
  • Weeds in the NT – Tools and information for weed identification, mapping and management from the NT Department of Land Resource Management
  • Weed Research – List of weed research reports undertaken with relevance to pasture, field and fodder crops (2001 to 2007) from the NT Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries

Financial assistance

  • Drought Assistance – Information for producers about drought assistance (requirements and benefits)

Livestock identification, transport and sale

Pest and disease management

  • Animal health and disease – Information on common cattle diseases; outline of the range of activities undertaken to monitor and improve the health of NT cattle
  • Animal welfare – Guidelines and procedures on animal welfare in NT
  • Chemical services – Guidelines and information for chemical use in NT livestock production
  • NT Quarantine – Overview of NT Quarantine
  • Regional Veterinary Field Officers – NT contact list
  • Regional Livestock Biosecurity Officers – NT contact list
  • Emergency Disease Watch Hotline – Call 1800 675 888 if you see unusual signs of disease in your livestock
  • Exotic Plant Pest Hotline – Call 1800 084 881 to report suspect detections of unusual exotic plant pests and diseases
  • NT Land Information Services (NTLIS) – NT spatial data and mapping information
  • Department of Land Resource Management Maps – Free public web mapping application for mapping of natural and cultural resource data and information
  • NT Atlas – Online application to view and query common NT Government spatial datasets
  • Pastoral property maps – Available by contacting the Rangelands Management Branch of the Department of Land Resource Management
  • NT road reports – Up-to-date road condition information on all Government controlled roads including graphical representations of restrictions on regional maps

Queensland services for beef producers

Business development

Cattle

Livestock identification, transport and sale

  • Brands and earmarks – Brands and earmarks prove ownership of livestock but are not compulsory, except when cattle and pigs are being sold
  • Livestock entry requirements for Queensland – The Stock Act 1915 protects Queensland’s livestock and livestock industries through controls on the introduction of stock from other states and territories
  • National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) – NLIS allows individual animals to be identified and tracked from their property of birth through to slaughter
  • Biosecurity inspectors – Contact your local biosecurity inspector for information about travel permits, waybills, health certifications, brands and earmarks, NLIS-device application forms, vendor declarations and border crossing locations

Pest and disease management

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Last modified: 25 July 2014

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