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

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
Phone: 03 6165 3777