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Local Land Services are key partners in Australia's National Livestock Identification System (NLIS), the national traceability system for cattle, sheep and goats.

Under the scheme, movements of cattle, sheep and goats (and, in the future, pigs) between properties with different Property Identification Codes (PICs) are recorded on a national database.

Local Land Services allocates PICs and keeps a register of PIC allocations.

Accredited tags

Information on accredited tags for cattle, sheep and goats is available on the NLIS website.

Recording stock movement

Access the NLIS database via the NLIS website.

More information about NLIS policy and legislation can be found on the NSW Department of Primary Industries website.

As of 1 September 2016 Hunter Local Land Services will no longer be selling ordinary Leader NLIS tags for cattle and sheep. All Hunter Local Land Services offices that currently sell emergency NLIS tags for urgent situations will continue to do so. NLIS Leader tags are available from local or online rural supply stores.