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  1. Our ILOs in action – broadening the focus of industry

    11 Dec 2018

    The Northern Australia Biosecurity Surveillance project was formed in 2016 with funding from the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. As part of this project, three Industry Liaison Officer (ILO)...
  2. Join the biosecurity conversation in Australia!

    10 Dec 2018

    The Gold Coast will be abuzz with all things biosecurity on 12-13 June 2019, when government, industry and other interested parties unite for the inaugural Australian Biosecurity Symposium. Hosted by...
  3. National Sheep Health Monitoring Project sets new records, provides easier access to data

    22 Oct 2018

    Sheep producers can now see a broader picture of the health of their flock, using carcase data from processing plants around the country. The data is collected by the National Sheep Health Monitoring ...
  4. #BeZoonosisAware – Join us for Zoonosis Awareness Week!

    26 Sep 2018

    Zoonotic diseases pose a real risk to people working in our agricultural industries, which is why it is important to get the message out there as often as possible. From 1-5 October, Animal Health Aus...
  5. Do you know the signs of Foot and Mouth Disease?

    19 Sep 2018

    Jess Rummery, Biosecurity and Extension Manager, Northern Australia. Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is known to affect cloven hoofed animals, including cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, deer, buffalo and came...
  6. Significant Disease Investigation Network – An opportunity for producers in northern Australia

    30 Aug 2018

    Author: Jess Rummery, Manager Biosecurity and Extension, Northern Australia In February, the Australian Government announced the establishment of the Northern Australia Biosecurity Surveillance Signif...
  7. Remaining Q Fever aware

    18 Jul 2018

    Q fever is an important zoonotic disease (i.e. a disease that can be passed from animals to humans or vice versa) for people who work with animals. Q fever can result in acute or chronic disease in hu...
  8. Johne’s disease testing underpins high assurance scores for cattle

    04 Apr 2018

    Under the new framework for managing Johne’s disease (JD) in beef cattle, producers nationwide have until 30 June 2018 to conduct their first laboratory test if they wish to maintain a Johne’s Bee...
  9. Banana growers recognised in biosecurity awards

    14 Mar 2018

    The winners of the inaugural Farm Biosecurity Producer of The Year Award, part of the Australian Biosecurity Awards, are Mackay Farming Group from Tully, Queensland, and Rum Jungle Organics, from Batc...
  10. BJD – Where to from here?

    10 Nov 2015

    Australian producers are invited to comment on the Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) Framework Document – the final step in the national BJD Review process. The BJD Review, coordinated by Animal He...

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