Horse event organisers have a new toolkit to help them ensure the welfare of horses at community events.
The new rate of charge will apply to horses entering post entry quarantine on or after 1 February 2013, starting with the intake scheduled to commence 27 February 2013.
This proposed new horse code was tabled in parliament on 14th August 2012.
The next IAC meeting will be held in Melbourne on the 16th November, during Equitana.
The Workshop into the ‘'Future of Horse Research in Australia” held during Equitana, Sydney 2011 showed there was strong support for research to continue and the value of current research was well recognised.
Equivac® HeV is a new vaccine recommended for use in horses that is effective against the deadly Hendra Virus (HeV). The vaccine was launched at the beginning of November 2012 and it is now available nationwide through accredited Veterinarians.
Biosecurity Queensland is managing a new Hendra virus case in the Tablelands area after a positive test result was received late last night.
You are invited to an important Hendra Information Night in Mackay or Rockhampton
NSW DPI is responsible for agriculture and animal services support coordination under the State Agriculture and Animal Services Functional Area Plan to the State Disaster Plan (DisPlan) in support of the bushfire emergency response.
Biosecurity Queensland is managing a Hendra virus incident near Mackay after a positive test result was received on the evening of 22 January 2013