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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 Goat Roadshow Webinar November 1, 2021
  2. Stand by what you sell September 14, 2021
  3. Global Snapshot – Goat Meat 2021 September 14, 2021
  4. Goat Industry Undergoing Transformational Change September 14, 2021
  5. MLA MeatUp 23 March March 9, 2021

Going Into Goats

MLA - Going into Goats Guide

MLA’s Going into Goats program was developed in 2006 with the launch of the Going into Goats: Profitable producers’ best practice guide (GiG guide) and continues today as a delivery platform for outputs from research and development (R&D) activities for farmed and rangeland goat production systems.

Click here for MLA Going into Goats Guide

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.