Horse Biosecurity News

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 ...

Public consultation – proposed Victorian Livestock Disease Control Regulations 2017

The Livestock Disease Control Regulations (the Regulations) 2006 will cease to operate on 18 December 2017. As ...

Hendra review leads to stronger engagement with stakeholders

The Palaszczuk Government is supporting most recommendations made in the Agriculture and Environment ...

Can airborne viruses survive in water?

A new study challenges the tenet that herpes viruses, like most enveloped viruses, are relatively unstable ...

Biosecurity threats can follow you everywhere

WA champion show jump rider Stef Tucker is no stranger to biosecurity when taking animals to the show. Stef ...

Equine vets say events for horses without Hendra protection is risky

The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is expressing its concern about ...

Horse disease response levy consultation finalised

​The department today released the Horse Disease Response Levy Review consultation report, following public ...

Border control of cattle tick

Livestock owners are reminded they must comply with NSW cattle tick biosecurity regulations when crossing the ...