Live animal exports include commercial livestock species, companion and assistance animals, horses, and genetic material.
To obtain information on the live animal species in which you are interested, or reproductive material, select the link below.
To obtain information on importing country requirements regarding any animal species or reproductive material, refer to the Manual of Importing Country Requirements (Micor).
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment publishes Live Animal Export Advisory Notices to give additional information, advice, or instructions to exporters.
Live animal export office contacts
Department offices are open Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays).
General inquiry: 1800 900 090 or + 61 3 8318 6700 (from outside Australia).
Postal address: GPO Box 858, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia.
Contact the Canberra office for general livestock enquiries. All other live animal export enquires should be directed to the local state or territory office where you are exporting from.
Reproductive material export enquires should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Canberra||18 Marcus Clarke Street,
Canberra City ACT 2601
|Livestock export general enquiries: email@example.com|
New South Wales
185 O’Riordan Street,
Mascot NSW 2020
|Livestock exports: firstname.lastname@example.org
Horse exports: email@example.com
For all other live animal exports:
|Darwin||1 Pederson Road
(cnr Henry Wigley Road),
Marrara NT 0812
|Brisbane||42-44 Qantas Drive,
Eagle Farm QLD 4008
|Cairns||Airport Administration Centre,
Cairns International Airport QLD 4870
|Townsville||Ground Floor, River Quays Building
7-13 Tomlins Street
South Townsville QLD 4810
|Adelaide||Adelaide International Airport
Sir Donald Bradman Drive,
Export Park SA 5950
Victoria or Tasmania
|Melbourne||SE Region Animal Program
255 Melrose Drive,
Tullamarine VIC 3043
|Perth||24 Fricker Road,
Perth Airport WA 6105
If you cannot find an office in the location you need, please contact the office in Canberra or in the capital city of the state or territory you are exporting from.