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Aquatic Training Exercises

Animal Health Australia has been involved with a number of simulation exercises for Members, either through the Rapid Response Team (RRT) program (now the National Biosecurity Response Team) or as specially funded projects.

Previous aquatic exercises with Animal Health Australia involvement include:

  • Marine Pest Exercise was developed by the Australian Government, in conjunction with Animal Health Australia developed the Marine Pest Exercise Program.The overarching Program aim was to improve participants’ understanding of the emergency response systems that are in place for introduced marine pests, and to develop appropriate skills and experience to contribute to an emergency marine pest situation through the delivery of two exercise components
  • Exercise Fintan was a discussion exercise based on a fictional outbreak of viral ganglioneuritis in abalone in Tasmania. The exercise was held in Launceston with the support of the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment and industry.

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Page reviewed: 23/07/2018