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(01/06/2024) CURRENT TIME FRAMES: Allow 7-10 business days (not incl. weekends/public holidays) for tag production; this is in addition to your selected delivery method. We have no control over transit times after dispatch.

How to order NLIS ear tags for Australian Capital Territory (ACT) properties:

If your property is in Australian Capital Territory (ACT) you can order NLIS approved ear tags from our website and no additional authorisation/approval is required from State or Federal Government bodies.

Useful Information

NLIS Ear Tags for Cattle & Sheep in ACT

  • The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) is an Australia-wide system that is used to identify and trace livestock. The system works to ensure that Australia’s export market access and food safety assurances are of the highest standard. NLIS can also assist in the event of an emergency animal disease outbreak by the rapid tracing of livestock movements and identifying the potential spread pattern of the disease.
  • Livestock movements identified by NLIS-accredited devices or visual tags must be recorded onto a database at each stage of the supply chain process. In most cases the receiver of the stock for each movement must record the information for the movement on the database.
  • More information about Australian Capital Territory (ACT) NLIS requirements for cattle and sheep can be found on the ACT Government – Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate – Environment website

National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS)

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)

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