Foot-and-Mouth Disease

'Australia is free of FMD - You can help keep it that way!'

Australia is free from foot-and-mouth Disease (FMD) and we all want to keep it that way. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ FMD is present in a range of locations throughout the world, most recently detected in Indonesia-Bali. Due to the proximity to Australia, the largely uncontrolled nature of the FMD infection in that region, and the high volumes of passenger traffic into Australia from Indonesia-Bali, the Commonwealth government and Australian states and territories have strengthened their FMD awareness and information campaigns.

This webpage provides an online portal to a range of useful information and resources about FMD, as well as actions we can all take to help prevent the introduction of FMD into Australia, and Tasmania: