An Important Announcement
Red meat producers will need to ensure they have the current
Livestock Production Assurance National Vendor Declaration (LPA
NVD) version from 16 November 2015, as all older versions will not
be accepted under the LPA program.
The current versions that will remain valid are:
The current LPA NVD will be required for all livestock
movements, including property to property, through saleyards,
direct to processors and to feedlots, and to the live export
The LPA NVD is the main document behind Australia's reputation
as a reliable supplier of safe red meat to domestic and
The phase-out will streamline the LPA NVD system, and ensure all
LPA NVDs accurately reflect current market requirements.
Withdrawing recognition of all previous versions ensures all
requirements of our international trading partners have been
addressed. Only the most current LPA NVD versions meet all of
Australia's international market requirements.
to be redirected to the SAFEMEAT website to view the official media
download a copy of the SAFEMEAT Website FAQ (frequently asked
questions) page, click HERE
LPA National Vendor Declarations (NVDs) including Cattle, Sheep,
Goats, Bobby Calf and EU NVDs; are available for purchase by LPA
Payment for LPA NVDs can be made by credit card, cheque or money
NVD's are not ordered
through the AUS-MEAT website.
order an NVD,
Click HERE to be redirected to the LPA Login
An electronic version of the LPA NVD has been developed for
livestock producers and lot feeders. The electronic NVD is
called an eDEC. The eDEC is only available
to producers who hold a current Property Identification Code (PIC)
and who are accredited with the On-Farm Food Safety Program
The eDEC simplifies the completion process as it takes producers
through the components of an LPA NVD step-by-step and can be
printed once completed.
eDEC Cost Savings
The eDEC also offers cost savings of up to
To register for the Producer eDEC Program, logon to your LPA
user profile, Click HERE, then select the
Producer eDEC button and follow the
For further information on eDECs, please click HERE to be redirected to the Meat
& Livestock Australia (MLA) website.
Emergency NVD/Waybills are essentially the same as an eDEC, but
available only in emergency circumstances when a conventional LPA
NVD/Waybill or eDEC is unavailable.
NOTE: Emergency NVD's are only available where an
order for an NVD book has been placed.
To access an Emergency NVD, click HERE or call
1800 683 111.
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