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  1. 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 ...
  2. #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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Feeding swill is a ‘pig’ deal

    22 Jun 2018

    Whether you’re a commercial enterprise or own just one pig, you have an important role to play in protecting your property and Australia’s pork industry from biosecurity threats. One of the easie...
  7. BERTA Workshop

    04 Jun 2018

    24 trainers from across Australia attended the Biosecurity Emergency Response Training Australia (BERTA) Workshop in Adelaide in late May. The week saw the introduction of the BERTA Communities of P...
  8. Monthly Catch-Up: Dr Mark Schipp

    29 May 2018

    This month we caught up with Dr Mark Schipp, following his recent appointment as President to the World Organisation for Animal Health and his career highlights so far. What does the appointment to OI...
  9. New cattle surveillance project to support producers limit their losses from endemic disease

    29 May 2018

    By the end of 2019 beef cattle producers will be receiving tailored information and resources for tackling disease priorities, which decrease profitability and threaten market access. The Grazing Beef...
  10. 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...

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