Animal HealthTasmania's best defence against the spread of animal and poultry diseases is for owners and those who work with animals to be able to recognise the symptoms - early diagnosis is important.
Animal Welfare During Bushfires
Strategy for Managing Wildlife Disease in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
Wildlife Health in Tasmania
Animal Health Legislation
Useful Links - Biosecurity
Diagnostic services are available from DPIPWE's Animal Health Laboratory.
National Pests & Disease Outbreaks website: www.outbreak.gov.au.
Find out about animal welfare legislation and animal research.
If you use poultry litter or compost as a fertiliser, read the Poultry Litter information sheet or the Composting fact sheet to find out how to prevent the risk of Mad Cow Disease.
Report any notifiable animal disease on the all hours emergency disease hotline: 1800 675 888.
Animal Health and Welfare Branch
Biosecurity and Product Integrity Division
13 St Johns Avenue
NEW TOWN TAS 7008
Phone: 03 6233 6875
For all animal disease enquires:
Animal Disease Enquiries
Phone: 03 6233 6875 or 1300 368 550 (local call)
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