Saleyards around Australia are proving they are ready for a national livestock standstill if Australia was struck with foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) according to a number of recent Exercise Odysseus activities.
Exercises were held at saleyards in Leongatha, Wodonga and Ballarat … Read more
The heighted biosecurity threats facing Australia as a result of globalisation and climate change have been showcased in a short video by The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).
The three-minute animation, Biosecurity: Management of Risks, highlights the … Read more
When moving livestock, NSW beef cattle producers are reminded that their cattle will … Read more
A horse that tested positive to the Hendra virus was euthanased last week in the Bundaberg area, with another on the property to undergo testing, Biosecurity Queensland announced on 19 March.
Tracing and risk assessments are being … Read more
Central Queensland producers will learn how good biosecurity practices can protect their assets and future-proof their livelihood at a series of interactive biosecurity workshops on the 3–4 April in Moura and Rolleston.
Biosecurity risk is one of the biggest issues … Read more
It has now been calculated that an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) … Read more
In light of recent avian influenza outbreaks and a subsequent shortfall of eggs leading up to Christmas, the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) has launched a new initiative aimed at reducing the risk of future disease outbreaks among Australia’s layer … Read more
The annual NSW Police Force Rural Crime Investigators’ Conference took place in Mudgee on 5-6 November. AHA’s Manager … Read more
On 23-24 October, members of the AHA team visited Kerwee feedlot at Jondaryan in Queensland’s Darling Downs for the Australian Lot Feeders Association (ALFA) annual BeefWorks conference. The team promoted the Farm Biosecurity program and good … Read more
The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is working together with industry to swiftly control an outbreak of H7 Avian Influenza at a second egg farm in the Young area.
The virus detected in the Young properties is not the … Read more