NFAS Downloads


The Webinar outlines the recent changes to the NFAS Standards and Guidelines as of 2nd August 2021, and will benefit feedlot owners and operators.


  • Jim Cudmore, FLIAC Chair (Feedlot Industry Advisor Committee)
  • Bruce Gormley, Acting NFAS Program Manager, AUS-MEAT Limited
  • Tony Batterham, Feedlot Veterinarian
  • Duncan Rowland, Stock Feed Manufacturers' Council of Australia
  • Jeff House, ALFA/MLA Feedlot Technical Services Officer


  • Introduction to NFAS Changes 2021 View Here
  • NFAS Changes (Rules and Standards) - what feedlot operators need to do and when compliance is required by View Here
  • LM5 Animal Health - Antimicrobial Stewardship View Here
  • QM7 Product Recall and Notification of Non-Conforming Products View Here
  • FS4 Additive, Premix and Liquid Supplement Manufacturer Accreditation View Here
  • LM8 Livestock incident Reporting View Here


This is a series of open forum discussions with lotfeeders in relation to the practical experience of implementing the recent changes to NFAS.

  • Forum 1: 9 Nov, 2021 - Guest Speaker Greg Clark, Royal Oak Beef Feedlot NSW View Here
  • Forum 2: 15 Dec, 2021 - Guest Speakers Riley Sturrock, Launcell's Feedlot QLD and Lachy Strohfeldt, Veterinarian View Here
  • Forum 3: 15 Feb 2022 - Guest Speakers Jeremy and Angela Cummins, Angora Feedlot, Somerton NSW View Here
  • Forum 4: 16 Mar 2022 - Guest Speakers Lachy Brown, Pakaderinga Feedlot ,Nanango QLD & Dr Kev Sullivan, Bell Veterinary Services QLD View Here
  • Forum 5: 20 Apr 2022 - Guest Speakers Darryn and Jackie Rethus from West Wimmera Beef at Nhill, Victoria and John and Alison Bell from the Inavale Brangus Stud on Queensland’s Scenic Rim – with everyone talking about Corrective Actions View Here
  • Forum 6: June 8, 2022 – Guest speakers Sarah Hamilton from Tallawanta Feedlot, her vet Dr Paul Cusack and Animal Health Australia’s Samantha Allan join the AUS-MEAT and ALFA panel to discuss Lumpy Skin Disease and the biosecurity plan element to your NFAS audit. View Here
  • Forum 7: July 28, 2022 – Guest speakers Rob Lawrence with clients Todd Fotheringham and Andrew Winks join the AUS-MEAT and ALFA panel to discuss feed additives and the changes in relation to this element in you NFAS audit.  View here
  • Forum 8: August 26, 2022 – Guest speakers Tess and Caitlin Herbert from Gundamain Feedlot join the AUS-MEAT and ALFA panel to discuss the importance and the ‘how to’ of an internal audit.  View here
  • Forum 9: December 13, 2022 – Guest speakers Andrew Talbot from Killara Feedlot and Dr Tony Battherham join the AUS-MEAT and ALFA panel to discuss Heatload and the latest advice on NFAS audits. View here
  • Forum 10: February 28, 2023 – Guest speakers Dr Enoch Bergman from Swan’s Vet Clinic and Lucy Morris  from TW Pearson feedlot in WA – discussing how to get the most of your vet visit and use that to make sure you are audit ready. View Here
  • Forum 11: April 27, 2023 – Fiona MacDiarmid from Terence Vale feedlot and Janeta Banks from Paringa feedlot share their tips on PIC reconciliation to help streamline the audit process. View here
  • Forum 12: June 1, 2023 – Sarah Eden of Kilmore Feedlot shares her tips on best ways to update your QA manual. View here



Reference Material   Example Records  
 NFAS Summary Factsheet Download NFAS Product Recall Activity Form Download
 Responsible Person and QA Officer Factsheet Download  Critical Incident Response Plan and Activity Form Download
 ELEMENT LM5 - Animal Health Factsheet Download  NFAS Register of Veterinary Medicines Form Download
ELEMENT LM8 - Livestock incident Reporting Factsheet Download  NFAS Treatment Protocol Form Download
ELEMENT QM7 - Product Recall/ Non-Conforming Product Factsheet Download  NFAS Biosecurity Risk Assessment for Visitors and Staff Download
ELEMENT QM9 - Critical Incident Response Plan Factsheet Download  NFAS Visitor Log Download
ELEMENT FS4 – Additive, premix and liquid supplement Manufacturer Accreditation Factsheet Download  Emergency Animal Disease (EAD) Action Plan Download
NFAS Advice Notice & NFAS Rules Download  QM1 NFAS Toolbox Meeting Template Download
MLA Antimicrobial stewardship guidelines Download  QM1 NFAS Job descriptions Template Download
 MLA factsheet Antimicrobials and growth promotion Download  QM2 Animal Welfare Internal Audit Download
 MLA factsheet High importance antimicrobials Download    
 MLA factsheet Interpreting prescription and restraint on labels Download    
 MLA factsheet Key points on antimicrobial stewardship Download     
Importance Rating and Summary of Antibiotic Uses Download