An initial up-front Accreditation free is paid to AUS-MEAT
Limited as part of the NFAS application and QA Manual review
process. The Accreditation fee is based on the capacity of the
Following accreditation, Feedlots are required to pay an upfront
pro rata accreditation fee. This accreditation fee is payable on 1
July annually, however, this charge is currently being funded
through grain fed levies in accordance with the directives of the
Beef Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC).
NFAS Accredited feedlots are audited annually by AUS-MEAT
Limited at a socialized rate which is based on actual audit time.
Audit duration varies depending on a number of factors. These
factors include but are not limited to the preparedness of the
auditee and the size of feedlot.
QA Officers required at the feedlot
Feedlots must have a specific number of QA Officers at the
feedlot. The number required is related to the size of the feedlot
and is shown below.
Click here to
download a copy of the NFAS Application form. (download)
Who Is Accredited In NFAS?
To check the NFAS accreditation status of feedlots participating
in the NFAS type in the Property Number/Tail Tag Number of the
feedlot. Only feedlots that are Accredited (A) or Provisionally
Accredited (P) appear on this list. For more information please
contact NFAS administration on 1800 621903.
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