Industry is represented by: Goat Industry Council of Australia
Name of the levy: Goats transaction levy
Who collects the levy: Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - Levies
How we consult on where your levy is invested
MLA works closely with the Goat Industry Council of Australia (GICA) from research and development project conception and development, right through to the selection of research organisations. Together MLA and GICA host annual producer forums in each member state to seek input on levy investment.
MLA also takes investment direction from the which guides investment into the development of the Australian goatmeat and livestock industry through to 2020. As the industry’s representative, GICA has carriage of this plan and it is designed to address the challenges and opportunities the industry faces in the coming five year period as well as the investment priorities outlined in RedMeat 2030, developed by the Red Meat Advisory Council which provides the overarching strategy for the red meat industry of Australia.