Who Owns and Operates NFAS

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AUS-MEAT Limited owns NFAS on behalf of the Feedlot Industry.

AUS-MEAT administers the scheme through the Feedlot Industry Accreditation Committee (FLIAC).

This Committee has the following responsibilities:

  • manage the NFAS;
  • ensure the effective operation of the NFAS by recommending changes to it;
  • assesses recommendations from AUS-MEAT on the accreditation status of individual feedlots;
  • make recommendations to the AUS-MEAT Committee on the outcomes of appeals from Feedlots relevant to their Accreditation status; and
  • report to the wider community on the status of the Australian feedlot industry based on objective information generated from monitoring of the scheme.

Organisations represented in the FLIAC are:

  • AUS-MEAT Limited
  • Australian Lot Feeders Association (ALFA)
  • NSW Department of Primary Industries
  • QLD Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)
  • Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries
  • Western Australian Department of Agriculture

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