Burnett Livestock & Realty commenced business in September 2007, previously operating as Noel Anderson & Co and Biggenden Real Estate.
The change to the new name was made to better capture what we do and where we do business. Burnett Livestock and Realty comprises the Cattle Sales, Livestock Sales Team and the Real Estate & Property Sales Team, both of which are supported by efficient and reliable administration staff. Our dedicated team members always try to accommodate clients’ needs and go the extra mile for them. We deliver results not rhetoric.
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BIOSECURITY PLANS – THE FACTS
Do I need a Biosecurity Plan?
Yes. If you want to continue accessing National Vendor Declarations you will need a biosecurity plan. As of 1 October 2017 it is a compulsory part of your accreditation process.
Where Do I get a Biosecurity Plan Template From?
All resources are web based – we do not have copies available for distribution at our office. If you need a hard copy of biosecurity template contact Livestock Biosecurity Network – Rachael O’Brien 0418 722 461 and they will post one to you. Alternatively, there are multiple available online (links below). Pick the one that suits you.
For the tech savvy there is also a FREE Biosecurity app | http://www.farmbiosecurity.com.au/farmbiosecurity-app/
Who Do I Contact If I have Issues Filling It Out?
Meat and Livestock Australia who administer the LPA system Phone | 1800 023 100
Livestock Biosecurity Network (details above)
Your local Biosecurity officer with DAF (stock inspector – DPI)
Where Do I have to Lodge My Biosecurity Plan Once Completed?
You keep it on file and use it as a resource to improve your operation and amend procedures if needed. If you get audited you may need to produce it.
I Have Heard There Is A Cost Involved?
Yes. From 1 October 2017 when producers renew their accreditation there will be a $60 charge every three (3) years. This will be payable to Meat and Livestock Australia who administer the LPA system.
We are in no way responsible for any of the decisions made in regards to these changes – we are merely trying to help spread the word. Please use the contact numbers mentioned in this advice for more information.
This is an essential part of your business – Get it done as soon as possible to make the transition seamless