Australian Pork Limited

APL is the national representative body for Australian pig producers. It is a producer-owned, not-for-profit company combining marketing, export development, research & innovation and policy development to assist in securing a profitable and sustainable future for the Australian pork industry. APL works in close association with key industry and government stakeholders.

APIQtick-small Australian Pork Industry Quality Assurance Program

APIQtick-grey is an on-farm quality assurance system.  It is based on managing farm risks by following Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), using the principles of Hazard Analysis and managing Critical Control Points (HACCP).

APIQtick-grey provides the framework and standards by which Australian pig producers can demonstrate they are responsible farmers who care for their animals, the environment and their customers, by following safe and sustainable practices.

Stockfeed Manufacturers Council of Australia (SFMCA)

Stockfeed Quality Assurance

Australian Livestock Transporters Association (ALTA)

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is an Australian government authority responsible for the assessment and registration of pesticides and veterinary medicines and for their regulation up to and including the point of retail sale.


AQIS is part of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Safe Meat

The Australian Government has established a partnership body, Safe Meat, to ensure that red meat products achieve the highest standards of safety and hygiene from farm to consumer and to provide

State contacts

Department of Primary Industries

Western Australia
Department of Agriculture and Food

New South Wales
Department of Primary Industries
Livestock Health and Pest Authority

Department of Primary Industries

South Australia
Department of Primary Industries

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Northern Territory
Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries



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