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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 has also taken investment direction from the Goatmeat and Livestock Industry Strategic Plan 2020, which was developed to guide 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 as well as the investment priorities outlined in RedMeat 2030. RedMeat 2030 was developed by the Red Meat Advisory Council and provides the overarching strategy for the red meat industry of Australia.

Investment breakdown

Goats: projected investment for 2022–23

Investment includes MLA R&D and marketing levy funding and matching R&D funding from the Australian Government.

Industry priority

Investment

Our people

$0.1m

Our customers, consumers and communities

$0.1m

Our livestock

$0.2m

Our environment

$0.2m

Our markets

$0.1m

Our systems

$0.0m

Our essential services

$0.1m

Total

$0.8m