Animal biosecurity is primarily about:
- minimising the risk of serious disease
- early diagnosis of a serious disease outbreak
- prompt action to prevent the spread of serious disease
Animal welfare is also included in the responsibilities of the Agency's Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch. Further information can be found on our webpage Animal Welfare
Please note: 'animal' includes poultry, fish and vertebrate wildlife.
For information on importing wildife go to the Wildlife Services webpage Wildlife Imports
Links to information on vertebrate pests: