The Australian dairy goat industry is geographically diverse and is well placed to service the increasing interest and demand for exotic cheeses and alternatives to cows’ milk. Read more


The Australia goat fibre industry is a small but steady market with the Mohair industry valued at about $2 million pa and the Cashmere industry valued at around $0.5 million pa. Read more


The Australian rangeland goat is the major source of goats for the goatmeat processing industry, accounting for approximately 90% of total goatmeat production. Read more

Versatile Goat

Whether it be for meat production, cross breeding, diary or fibre production, goats represent a valuable enterprise in their own right or in a complementary enterprise. Read more

Sheep and goat eID National Implementation Plan

Mandatory eID for all sheep and goats in Australia

Implementation Dates Learn more

News & Events

  1. National Residue Survey (NRS) – 2021/22 February 21, 2024
  2. GICA Member Call – Applications Open July 20, 2023
  3. Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) July 29, 2022
  4. Global Snapshot – Goat Meat 2022 May 11, 2022
  5. MLA Goat Roadshow Webinar November 1, 2021

eID For Goat Producers - Webinar

Everything you need to know about LPA, NVDs, NLIS and eID

This webinar is designed to provide goat producers with an understanding of their requirements around traceability.

Date: Tuesday 9 April 2024 | Time: 7.30pm to 9pm (AEST) | 7pm SA & NT | 5.30pm WA |

Welcome to GICA

The Goat Industry Council of Australia

GICA is designated as a Commodity Council of the Federation by Federal Government. Under its charter as a Commodity Council, GICA is specifically designated as the organisation that develops collective goat industry policy, across all breeds. GICA works with Government, industry bodies, producers and other peak industry councils to this end.