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  1. Farewell Dr Jeff Fairbrother

    06 Jul 2015

    Dr Jeff Fairbrother AM, former executive director of both the Australian Poultry Industries Association and the Australian Chicken Meat Federation for 41 years, passed away on Saturday 20 June. Dr Fai...
  2. Stock Health Monitor goes digital

    03 Jul 2015

    Animal Health Australia’s specialist publication about livestock production conditions, Stock Health Monitor, is going digital. The final print issue of the bi-annual newsletter, the autumn/winter ...
  3. World Veterinary Day highlights vector-borne diseases

    24 Apr 2015

    Each year World Veterinary Day raises public awareness about the importance of veterinarians in areas such as public health, food safety, environmental protection, animal welfare and poverty reduction...
  4. Next steps for cattle and sheep welfare standards and guidelines

    01 Aug 2014

    Development of the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Cattle and Sheep has concluded. If ministerial endorsement is received, the standards are intended to be used as the basis for...
  5. Make a difference with AUSVETPLAN

    30 Jul 2014

    The value of the Australian Veterinary Emergency Plan (AUSVETPLAN) and the vital role stakeholders play in providing input and feedback into emergency animal disease guidance documents was highlighted...
  6. Vets a trusted source for producers

    11 Jul 2014

    A recent survey of producers confirmed that veterinarians across the country play an active role in advising livestock producers about on-farm biosecurity and general farm management issues. The remin...
  7. AHA recognised for commitment to employee health

    18 Jun 2014

    Animal Health Australia’s (AHA) achievements in creating a healthier workplace were   acknowledged last week by the ACT Government’s new initiative Healthier Work, a free service established to ...
  8. ‘Whole of government’ approach needed to combat FMD

    05 Jun 2014

    A key outcome of the state discussion exercise was knowledge sharing about the implications of an FMD outbreak across government and industry partners, including the complexity communicating different...
  9. Dogs won’t be wild about new national action plan

    16 May 2014

    The costly and significant welfare and biosecurity impacts caused by wild dogs in Australia are all too well known to livestock producers. The need for a coordinated and more effective approach to man...
  10. New Biosecurity Incident Public Information Manual now available

    11 Apr 2014

    Effective communication is vital in responding to a biosecurity incident and keeping the public informed improves the effectiveness of actions taken to assist with recovery. In order to better support...

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