Dairy carriers

Each of the sections below provide the information you'll need to ensure your business complies with regulatory and food safety requirements.


As a condition of your dairy carrier licence you must:

The complete list of dairy carrier licence conditions can be viewed here.

DFSV enforces the licensing and food safety requirements of the Dairy Act 2000.

Non-compliance may be identified through inspections, audits, or complaint investigations.

DFSV will take action proportionate to the seriousness of the legislative non-compliance identified and the food safety or business risk. The DFSV enforcement model guidelines outline the actions that may be taken by DFSV in response to serious, severe or severe/sustained non-compliance.

DFSV has developed a range of technical information notes that provide practical information on various food safety topics relevant to operating a dairy business.

A range of regulatory resources are also available on this site.


Technical advice

DFSV provides specialist support services to licensees, including regulations and standards interpretation and guidance, risk analysis, and technical and scientific advice.

If you need information or advice on any issue related to dairy food safety, please contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on (03) 9810 5900.


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