Category Archives: Biosecurity

BJD National Forum – Where to from here?

The National BJD Forum will be held on 16 February.

Have your say at the National BJD Forum on 16 February.

An open facilitated forum on Bovine Johne ’s disease (BJD) will be the first step of a major review of the National BJD Strategic Plan kicking off in February … Read more

10 years preserving Australia’s livestock market access

TSEFAP_10yrAnimal Health Australia (AHA) is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of a highly successful program that has been enhancing market confidence in Australia’s livestock trading partners that Australian animals and animal products are free from an exotic disease that causes … Read more

2014 Ralph Hood winner announced

2014 Ralph Hood Award winner Dr Andrew Bean.

2014 Ralph Hood Award winner Dr Andrew Bean.

Dr Andrew Bean, Group Leader, Disease Prevention and Detection at CSIRO’s Biosecurity Flagship was announced as this year’s winner of the Ralph Hood Award at Animal Health Australia’s annual general meeting last … Read more

Australia’s Biosecurity Future report launched in Canberra

BiosecurityFuturesReport_coverHow to prepare for future biological challenges and what needs to be done to protect Australia’s environment, industries, people and way of life are some of the key issues raised in a new report Australia’s Biosecurity Future launched  in … Read more

Stock Health Monitor goes digital

SHM soon will be available exclusively online.

SHM soon will be available exclusively online.

Animal Health Australia’s specialist publication about livestock production conditions, Stock Health Monitor, is going digital.

The move caters for increasing internet usage by a growing number of producers [1] in Australia who … Read more

Input wanted for identifying current wild dog investment

WilddogProducers and other groups affected by wild dogs are being urged to take part in a national survey to map current investment in wild dog management and to determine future priorities.

It is estimated that wild dogs cost the Australian … Read more

Beef and dairy producers join forces to combat BJD

Some of the members of the Tasmanian Cattle Health Taskforce.

Some of the members of the Tasmanian Cattle Health Taskforce.

Representatives from across the Tasmanian beef and dairy industries have joined forces to form the Tasmanian Cattle Health taskforce.

The move has been prompted by a need to improve awareness … Read more

AHA takes the lead in national RD&E

AHA0353_Animal_Biosecurity_CoverAnimal Health Australia (AHA) is moving ahead in its lead role in implementing the.National Animal Biosecurity Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) Strategy.

One of the latest steps was the appointment of Annette Brown, who is providing administration, coordination … Read more

Short films with a long-lasting biosecurity message

FarmbiosecurityTwo short videos to help producers reduce the potential risks of diseases, pests and weeds coming onto or leaving their farm have been added to the Farm Biosecurity Program website.

Videos are one of the tools used by the program … Read more

Updated biosecurity guidelines now available

RAMAnimal Health Australia (AHA) has recently published updated guidelines for participation in the National Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Surveillance Program (NTSESP) and compliance in the Australian Ruminant Feed Ban.

The National Guidelines for Field Operations provides private and public sector field … Read more

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