Regulations for dairy businesses
Dairy production is regulated by Dairysafe (Dairy Authority of South Australia) under the Primary Produce (Food Safety Schemes) (Dairy) Regulations 2017.
Dairy businesses that require accreditation
Accreditation is required with Dairysafe (Dairy Authority of South Australia) if you are involved in:
- dairy farming for milk production, whether with cows, sheep or goats.
- transportation of raw (unpasteurised and unpackaged) milk
- processing of milk into products that milk makes up more than 50%
- further processing milk products for sale such as yoghurt or ice cream.
Accreditation does not apply to:
- retail establishments unless they are also manufacturing for sale
- retail transportation of milk products that are already packaged.
The Department of Health and local government authorities manage selling and transport of processed milk.
How to apply for accreditation
Phone Dairysafe (Dairy Authority of South Australia) if you need to apply for accreditation.
Contact details for Dairysafe (Dairy Authority of South Australia)
Dairy Authority of South Australia
PO Box 140
Glen Osmond, SA, 5064
Phone: (08) 8223 2277
Nominations to the Dairy Authority of South Australia (“Dairysafe”)
The Dairy Authority of SA (trading as Dairysafe) is established under the Primary Produce (Food Safety Schemes) (Dairy) Regulations 2017 and reports to the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development. The Authority administers the dairy industry food safety scheme.
Two members will be appointed, at least one of which must have wide-ranging experience in the dairy industry. Positions are remunerated. Existing Authority members may reapply.
To apply, please complete Nomination Form () along with a covering letter of no more than 2 pages addressing the position capabilities below, and a current CV with details of three referees. Send applications to Dr John Virtue by email: email@example.com. For further information please call Elise Spark on 8429 3388.
The closing date for nominations has been extended to Saturday 28 March 2020.