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  • 22 Aug 2016
    Whitfords Horse Beach WA public comment on closure

    Below is a template email composed by the Whitfords Horse Beach Action Group showing how people can express their disagreement with the Shire of Joondalup WA regarding their decision to ban ...

  • 22 Aug 2016
    Report on the WA Horse Council AGM

    A number of major horse organisations were represented and there was strong representation from various Local Governments, at the WA Horse Council’s Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 18th ...

  • 18 Aug 2016
    Pet Census 2016 is launching 1st September.

    With the 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics Human Census having just recently taken place, Petplan have decided to ask the nation our own set of questions for our pet community (including ...

  • 18 Aug 2016
    Horse venue fire plans & emergency management preparedness

    Jim Hurley from PCAV is active within the organisation and has played an active role with the PCAV Emergency Management team. He has developed an Emergency Management Plan for Agistment centres ...

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  • Hendra virus confirmed near Lismore

    NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed Hendra virus as the cause of death of a horse near Lismore on the NSW north coast. DPI Chief Veterinary Officer Ian Roth said the dead horse has been buried and the property will be placed in quarantine. “The 8 year old gelding was observed to be...

  • Equivac HeV vaccine achieves full registration

    Zoetis announced today that the Hendra virus vaccine, Equivac® HeV, has received registration from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). The announcement comes after three years of vaccine use within the Australian horse population. The Equivac HeV passed every APVMA assessment criteria – considered some of the most detailed assessment processes in the...

  • New Hendra Virus case confirmed in North Queensland

    Horse owners are reminded to take steps to protect their animals from the risk of Hendra virus infection with the confirmation of a new case on the Atherton Tablelands. Queensland Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Allison Crook said a property had been quarantined after a horse died on the site earlier this week. “Testing has confirmed...

  • CVO Bulletin to Horse Owners: Hendra virus case at Murwillumbah

    An unvaccinated 19 year old gelding at Murwillumbah died on 20 June 2015 after a short illness. The attending veterinarian advised that there was a slight nasal discharge when he collected samples from the dead horse. Laboratory testing of all the samples were positive to Hendra virus. There has been minimal human and companion animal...

  • Hendra virus confirmed on NSW north coast

    NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed Hendra virus as the cause of death of a horse near Murwillumbah on the NSW north coast. The property has been quarantined and tracing is underway to confirm movements on or off the property. Two other horses and two dogs on the infected property are being closely...