Horse Biosecurity News

Feedback on horse identification and traceability in NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries is considering compulsory identification for horses to improve disease ...

Ten years on from EI

24 August 2017 marks the ten year anniversary of the equine influenza outbreak in Australia. The outbreak cost ...

Human intrusion on fruit bat habitats raises exposure risk to Hendra virus in Australia

Reported today in Scientific Reports by researchers from the University of Sydney, University of Melbourne and ...

Minutes from the 2017 National Biosecurity Committee NSW/ACT Roundtable Meeting

Last Wednesday I attended The 2017 National Biosecurity Committee NSW/ACT Roundtable Meeting in Sydney. The ...

Third Hendra case confirmed near Lismore

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) continues to remind horse owners to be vigilant, following ...

Hendra virus confirmed near Murwillumbah

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is urging horse owners to remain vigilant, following ...

Mystery equine epidemic that crossed species in Iceland solved

Iceland suffered a nationwide epidemic of a mysterious respiratory disease in 2010. Affecting a population of ...

Hendra virus confirmed near Lismore

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is urging horse owners to remain vigilant, following ...

Borna disease affecting horses discovered in upper Austria

Bornaviruses cause a lethal form of encephalitis, called Borna disease, among horses and sheep. To date there ...

TAS: Biosecurity Bill 2017: public comment invited on draft legislation

Draft legislation which will provide a sound and flexible framework for the future management of Tasmania’s ...