Pig Biosecurity

​​​​​​Information on diseases that infect pigs and how to reduce the risk of infection.

In this topic

  • Foot and Mouth Disease
    Information about foot-and-mouth disease and how to keep it out of Australia and Tasmania.
  • Swill Feeding
    The ban on prohibited pig feed (formerly known as swill) feeding is a most important part of Australia's efforts to keep foot-and-mouth disease out of the country.
  • Swine Fever
    ASF and CSF are highly contagious viral diseases of pigs. They appear clinically similar, but are caused by completeely unrelated viruses.
  • Swine Flu
    Swine influenza is a highly contagious acute respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza virus.



Animal Disease Enquiries

13 St Johns Avenue,
New Town, TAS, 7008.