The division provides export inspection and certification services and develops strategies to gain, improve or maintain market access for live animals and reproductive material, and a wide range of food and inedible products of animal origin. The division includes the Codex contact point that is responsible for coordination and development of policy and technical input to international food standards. The division also provides residue monitoring services to Australian primary industries. Australian agriculture depends on exporting to keep it economically strong; for example around 60 per cent of Australia’s meat products and 56 per cent of its fish products are exported. Exports Division negotiates technical requirements with trading partners to maintain, improve and restore market access for our client industries.
GPO Box 858, Canberra ACT 2601