Livestock and Domestic Animal Welfare During Bushfires

​​​​​For emergency advice on animal welfare issues during a bushfire call 6165 3777.

  Animal Bushfire Survival Plan (Poster)   (308Kb)

Further information may be found on the following webpages:

Another useful contact for advice on livestock management after a bushfire and on feeding for burnt-out grazing enterprises is available through Sheep Connect Tasmania - contact James Tyson on email:​

What about wildlife?​

Anyone requiring assistance or advice about caring for injured wildlife should contact Wildlife Management on tel. 6165 4305, or email wildlife.reception@nre​​

Further information specifically about caring for wildlife affected by bushfires can be found at the Wildlife Management webpage - Wildlife and Bushfires.


Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch

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