Moving goats

You have to meet certain requirements if you move goats within Queensland, or into Queensland from other states and territories.

These requirements help protect our industries from pests and diseases.

Receiving goats that have been relocated

If you are receiving relocated goats, you must record the stock movement within 48 hours on the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS).

Moving goats within Queensland

Before moving goats within Queensland you must:

Moving goats into Queensland from interstate

Ensure that you have met all Queensland travel requirements for goats.

Note: you do not require a Queensland certificate of health as of 1 July 2016 when moving goats into Queensland. You do have a general biosecurity obligation to prevent or minimise a biosecurity risk.

Moving goats from Queensland to another state or territory

Contact the state or territory's agriculture department to check their laws for moving goats.

Please make sure that you meet all Queensland travel requirements for goats when moving through Queensland to get to another state.