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  1. Providing veterinary services to smallholder farmers

    16 May 2017

      Friday June 9 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm University of Melbourne, Building 400, Corner of Flemington Road and Park Drive, Parkville This workshop will provide veterinary practitioners with skills and ...
  2. Biosecurity – for creatures great and small

    15 May 2017

    Whilst sheep, cattle, chickens and pigs are the bread and butter of Australia’s livestock production, there are a host of other unique livestock sectors across the country that contribute to the eco...
  3. Everything you need to know about JD in Cattle

    12 May 2017

    Johne’s disease (JD) is an incurable bacterial infection that may cause serious wasting and chronic diarrhoea in cattle. It also affects sheep, goats, camelids and deer in Australia. Animal Health A...
  4. Board Profile: David Palmer

    27 Apr 2017

    David Palmer has been an AHA Director since 2011. Prior to this, David worked in administration and policy development in the Australian beef, sheep meat and goat industries and also operated his own ...
  5. Johne’s disease in cattle: the next phase

    19 Apr 2017

    The next phase of the new, national approach to Johne’s disease (JD) in cattle is now approaching, with transitional arrangements for the Johne’s Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) ending on 30 June 201...
  6. AHA helps out with white-spot disease in prawns response

    29 Mar 2017

    Jackie Poyser, AHA’s Senior Manager Communications and Partnerships, spent two weeks in February assisting with the public information function of Queensland’s response to white-spot disease in pr...
  7. Don’t buck the trend: welfare guide gets thumbs up from goat producers

    23 Feb 2017

    Since being launched in July last year, the Australian Industry Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Goats have been assisting goat producers across the country improve their welfare practices and now...
  8. International response put to the test in Exercise Athena

    22 Dec 2016

    From 21 November to 1 December 2016, participants from Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, New Zealand and Canada participated in Exercise Athena, a simulation response exercise...
  9. New AUSVETPLAN guidance document to support tracing and surveillance plans

    20 Dec 2016

    A new AUSVETPLAN guidance document has recently been published by Animal Health Australia (AHA) to help prepare emergency response personnel to implement policy during an emergency animal disease resp...
  10. Updated AUSVETPLAN document now available

    29 Nov 2016

    An updated version of the AUSVETPLAN Response Policy Brief: Hendra has now been released by Animal Health Australia (AHA). This updated brief reflects current thinking in regards to suspect and confir...

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