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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

News & Events

  1. MLA MeatUp 23 March March 9, 2021
  2. Global Snapshot – Goat Meat 2020 October 20, 2020
  3. Stand by what you sell – Goat Webinar July 16, 2020
  4. Red meat supply chains stronger together in fight against COVID19 March 26, 2020
  5. MLA’s latest goatmeat global snapshot March 20, 2020

Going Into Goats

21 March: "Glenmore" Surat

This one day workshop will offer you new goat industry and management insights, whether you are just starting out or already running goats.

Download the event flyer for more information.

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.