Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
SAFEMEAT is a partnership between the red meat and livestock industry and the state and federal Governments of Australia. This partnership ensures that Australian red meat and livestock products achieve the highest standards of safety and hygiene from the farm to the consumer. SAFEMEAT initiates research and development, develops communication linkages, monitors the status of Australia's products, reviews standards and examines emerging issues that could have future impacts on the industry. The SAFEMEAT secretariat is undertaken by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. Funding for the secretariat is provided by Meat and Livestock Australia Ltd. The SAFEMEAT Partnership members currently are: - Chair - Australian Dairy Farmers Ltd - The Australian Government Department of Agriculture - Australian Livestock Exporters' Council - Australian Lot Feeders' Association - Australian Meat Industry Council - Cattle Council of Australia - Department of Environment and Primary Industries Victoria (representing State/Territory Agriculture Departments) - Safe Food Queensland (representing State/Territory Meat Industry Authorities) - Sheepmeat Council of Australia - Australian Pork Limited - Goat Industry Council of Australia Observers: - Animal Health Australia - Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association Limited - Meat and Livestock Australia - Wool Producers Australia - Australian Livestock Marketing Association - Dairy Australia

Further information

  • Type of Body

    J. Inter-jurisdictional and international bodies

  • Established By / Under


  • Established By/Under More info

    SAFEMEAT is a partnership between the red meat and livestock industry and the state and federal governments

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    D. Other governance relationship

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    18 Marcus Clarke Street
    Canberra ACT 2601

Last updated: