State Government initiatives
- PSAI Animal Industry planning reforms
Information and guidance about land use planning reforms affecting animal industries.
Find links to information about biosecurity and food standards and animal industry planning reforms impacting artisanal agriculture. This section is not an exhaustive list of legal obligations for farmers.
- Property Identification Codes
- National Livestock Identification System
- Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
- Chemical Use
Information on biosecurity in Victoria including property identification codes.
Information about property identification codes when they are required, how much they cost and how to apply for one.
Information about the national livestock identification system, tracking livestock and protecting the reputation of Victoria’s livestock industry
Link to Australia and New Zealand’s statutory authority for information about legal requirements, the Food Standards Code, research and the Food Safety Hub
Information on agricultural and veterinary chemical use, chemical use videos for useful tips, chemical use legislation and licences and permits
Find links to useful services and tools to help you plan how to grow or start your artisanal agriculture business.
- Invest in Victorian Agriculture
- Farm Biosecurity Toolkit
- New Landholders
Explore information about Victoria’s regions through the mapping tool to help make investment decisions.
Create your farm profile and toolkit – a joint initiative of Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia.
Advice for new landholders on what to expect when moving to rural Victoria, how to meet new obligations and farm management tips.