Animal Industries

​​​​The Animal Industries Analyst​ (contact details below) within AgriGrowth Tasmania​ has a role within Government to encourage the further growth and development of the animal-related industries including red meat, dairy, wool, pork, poultry and honey, as well as provide policy guidance to Government on major issues that might affect those industries.

Research, development and extension activities in Tasmanian animal industries which were once delivered by the Department are now delivered through the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) in partnership with the University of Tasmania.

In this Topic

  • Identifying, Selling & Moving Livestock
    What you need to know about livestock identification when buying or selling cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. Includes information about NLIS and downloadable forms.
  • Sheep in Tasmania
    Until 2011 Tasmania imposed regulatory restrictions on four 'exotic' breeds of sheep under the Animal Farming (Registration) Act 1994. Those regulations were subsequently repealed and a voluntary Code of Practice has been developed.
  • Beef Trust
    The 'Beef Trust' funds research, development and other activities that benefit the Tasmanian beef industry, with secretariat support provided by the TFGA.
  • Honey Bees and Pollination
    Copy of the Voluntary Code of Practice that can be used as a guide for contracting pollination services plus liinks to RIRDC YouTube training videos on beekeeping

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Animal Industry Analyst
Heather Neate
Government Offices
Rundle Road
Devonport TAS 7310
Phone: 6421 5120
Fax: 6424 5142