• PrimeSafe 2020-21 Fees and Licence Renewals

    15 May 2020

    Updated PrimeSafe 2020-21 fees apply for licences from 1 July 2020. PrimeSafe are currently posting licence renewal packs for all licences expiring 30 June 2020.

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    • Media Statement

      3 May 2020

      PrimeSafe has issued a statement about COVID-19 at a Victorian meat processing facility

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      • PrimeSafe Office Closure for MTV inspections and paper applications

        22 April 2020

        PrimeSafe advises during COVID19 Stage 3 restrictions, all licence applications must be submitted online from the website and that inspections for compliance will be conducted virtually or by a Third Party Auditing Body.

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        • COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Awareness

          24 March 2020

          The COVID-19 outbreak is a public health incident with community public health controls issued by the Chief Health Officer. These controls impact the community and meat and seafood businesses. Click the Read More button for PrimeSafe's COVID-19 Awareness fact sheet. PrimeSafe has duty of care to health and safety of our staff, auditors and licensees. Any visitors who have symptoms of COVID-19 such as a runny nose, sneezing, fever, cough, sore throat or headache or who have travelled overseas in the last 14 days should not attend the PrimeSafe office. Instead phone PrimeSafe on (03) 9685 7333 to have your query attended to.

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          • AMRG Guideline 2020:1- Alternative techniques guideline

            20 March 2020

            AMRG has released Guideline 2020:1- Alternative techniques guideline

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            • Survey of Licensee Information Preferences 2020

              13 March 2020

              PrimeSafe is seeking to enhance communication with licensees and has contracted Wallis Market and Social Research to conduct an independent phone survey to determine your preferences.

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              • Primesafe Discussion Paper – Licensing Vehicle Based Meat Processing Facilities

                20 December 2019

                The Primary Industries Legislative Amendment Act (PILA) 2019 passed through Victorian Parliament in October 2019 and commences on 1 February 2020. The passing of PILA has implications for PrimeSafe, stakeholders and industry. PrimeSafe has released a discussion paper open for consultation. Written submissions are due to PrimeSafe 5pm Monday 20 January 2020.

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                • PrimeSafe eNews 9 now available

                  29 November 2019

                  This edition covers seafood safety, using potable water, the Vic Bag Ban, food safety programs, Kangaroos for pet food and a reminder on licence renewals for 2020.

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                  • Kangaroo Harvesting Program

                    1 October 2019

                    The Kangaroo Harvesting Program (KHP) began in Victoria on 1 October 2019 to enable commercial harvesting of kangaroos in Victoria. Read more for more information.

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                    • PrimeSafe eNews 8 now available

                      2 September 2019

                      This edition includes cleaning and sanitation, preservatives and the free food safety program.

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