Cattle welfare standards

Melinee Leather, a beef producer at Banana in Queensland, discusses what the cattle welfare standards mean for your business in this short video.

From 1 October 2017, producers needed to meet new biosecurity and animal welfare requirements. Download copies of each of the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines from

Check your state and territory’s specific animal welfare legislation on the Queensland Government, Northern Territory and Western Australian Government websites.

You can also complete the Grazing Best Management Practices Animal Health and Welfare module.

If your property is located in Queensland, you can find the contact details of your nearest FutureBeef officer over on the FutureBeef website. Otherwise you can contact the DAF Customer Call Centre on 13 25 23 (within Queensland) or 07 3404 6999.