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Media Releases

Animal Health Australia (AHA) is the trusted and independent national animal health body in Australia, bringing together government and industry to deliver animal health and biosecurity.

With our members we scan the horizon for threats and opportunities, advocate for and drive solutions and take a whole-of-sector approach to ensure the long-term success of Australia’s animal health and biosecurity system.

For media enquiries please contact Jackie Poyser, Executive Manager Corporate Services at or 0410 994 410.

Media releases – 2021


27 April

Media release – Sheep producers to flock online to improve on-farm biosecurity

20 April

Media release – Five years on – Johne’s deregulation in the cattle industry


30 March

Media release – Greater support for sheep and wool in NSW

19 March

Media Release – Telling the story of Australian wool

9 March

Media release – Australia’s sheep flock decline under the microscope


13 January

Media release – A biosecurity boost for Tasmania

Media releases – 2020


27 November

Media Release – A fresh face and a fond farewell: AHA announce Board appointments


21 September

Media release – Health data captured from one-in-three slaughtered sheep


7 August

Media Release – On the front foot in the fight against emergency animal diseases


2 July

Media Release – Providing every opportunity for the livestock sector to succeed


29 April

Media release – Extension a focus for sheep industries’ new national biosecurity strategy


24 March

Opportunities and Challenges Facing Australian Livestock Industries

Media releases – 2019


26 November

A new era of leadership for AHA


28 October

NSHMP growing by leaps and bounds

2 October

Animal Health Australia welcomes its first female Chair


5 August

Building capability among biosecurity emergency responders


20 June

New biosecurity collective ready for action


22 February

Costa Georgiadis to lay the groundwork for biosecurity conversation


Page reviewed: 27/04/2021