Cattle producers across Australia are wanted to support the National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) which monitors the distribution of insect-borne viruses of ruminant livestock, and their insect vectors, in Australia.
Known as NAMP ‘co-operators’, … Read more
Egg producers now have a new addition to their biosecurity toolkits with the launch of the National Farm Biosecurity Technical Manual for Egg Production, produced by Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) and Animal Health Australia (AHA).
AHA’s Executive Manager … Read more
Cattle producers and other members of the public had until 3 May to provide comment on a recently-released discussion paper that will help determine the future of Bovine Johne’s disease (BJD) management in Australia.
BJD management in Australia is an … Read more
With the annual show season underway kicking off with the Sydney Royal Easter Show, it is a timely reminder of the simple biosecurity measures producers should adopt to prevent unwanted diseases, pests and weeds hitching a ride back from shows … Read more
The National Sheep Health Monitoring (NSHM) project coordinated by Animal Health Australia (AHA) has recently assisted in conducting a feedback day for over 35 lamb producers at Manildra Meats at Cootamundra.
AHA’s Manager Endemic Diseases, Dr Lorna … Read more
Information about the Hendra virus vaccine and the current permit arrangements for the vaccine is now available on the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) website.
As well as containing information about the vaccine itself and conditions of the … Read more
After 12 months volunteering his biosecurity expertise to support the development of the Kingdom of Bhutan, Animal Health Australia’s (AHA) surveillance program manager since 2007, Dr Ian … Read more
Livestock industry, research and government stakeholders from across Australia met in Melbourne on Wednesday, 25 February to discuss Australia’s research, development and … Read more
A state-of-the-art Biosecurity Information Management System (BIS) worth over $9.8m has been launched as part of the NSW Government Agriculture Industry Action Plan.
The cloud-based system gives the department greater capacity … Read more