Tasmania's biosecurity depends on owners and those who work with animals incorporating good biosecurity practice into their everyday management, including being able to recognise the signs of disease - early diagnosis is important.
In this topic
- Animal Health LegislationLinks to Animal Biosecurity legislation and information about Government Gazettals which can have important implications for persons involved with animals and animal materials.
- Information for Veterinary PractitionersThe purpose of this web page is to provide veterinary practitioners in Tasmania with ready access to information and resources for specific animal health programs.
- Reporting an Emergency Animal DiseaseHow to recognise an Emergency Animal Disease and how to report it for follow up action.
- CattleInformation on cattle diseases and biosecurity.
- GoatsInformation on goat diseases and biosecurity.
- HorsesInformation for horse owners and organisers of horse events in Tasmania including disease hotline numbers.
- PigsInformation on diseases that infect pigs and how to reduce the risk of infection.
- Poultry and PigeonsInformation on poultry and pigeon biosecurity.
- SheepInformation on sheep diseases and biosecurity.
- WildlifeInformation about wildlife biosecurity.
- Diseases that affect multiple species including humansInformation about specific diseases of current interest that affect animals and can be transmitted to humans, also known as Zoonotic diseases.
- EhrlichiosisEhrlichiosis is a disease of dogs that occurs when a species of tick called the 'brown dog tick', infected with the bacteria Ehrlichia canis, bites a dog.