Cattle, sheep and goat industries

Cattle, sheep and goats are produced for human consumption throughout Australia.

The red meat industry plays an important role in Australia's economy, society and environmental management. For many urban Australians, knowledge of Australia's agricultural industries is limited, however, there are a number of ways to find out what happens on beef, sheep and goat properties. 

Virtual Farm Visit

A free online resource for teachers and school students showing what happens on beef and sheep farms in Australia.

Visit three very different farms across Australia, meet the farmers and let them tell you about what happens on their farm.

Industry fact sheets

Fast facts on the cattle, sheep and goat industries are available here.

Fun on the farm

An interactive children's game - fun on the farm requires your to look after the livestock on the land. Play now

Fun on the farm