Cattle Compensation Fund

Victoria's Cattle Compensation Fund (CCF) is established under the Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (the Act) and funded from duty collected on the sale of cattle, calves or cattle carcases.

Under the Act, the Minister for Agriculture can make payments from the CCF to fund programs and projects for the benefit of the cattle industry in Victoria.

These payments can only be made once the Minister for Agriculture has considered recommendations from the Cattle Compensation Advisory Committee (CCAC).

Cattle Compensation Advisory Committee

The CCAC consists of six members who represent the:

  • cattle industry
  • livestock agents profession
  • meat processing industry
  • Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR).

Current members are:

  • Mr Ron Harris (Chair) – Cattle industry
  • Mr Michael McCormack – Cattle industry
  • Mr Lachlan Sutherland – Cattle industry
  • Ms Elizabeth Summerville – Livestock agents
  • Dr Claire House – Meat processing industry
  • Ms Jennifer O'Sullivan – DJPR nominee

Apply for a grant

The Livestock Biosecurity Funds – Grant Program is now closed and applications are not being accepted. Please continue visiting this page to check when the next funding round opens.

To join our mailing list and receive an update closer to the launch date, please email: LivestockBiosecurityFund@agriculture.vic.gov.au

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Page last updated: 25 Mar 2021