Emergency animal diseases


Emergency animal diseases are diseases that, if they occur in Australia, are likely to have severe consequences in terms of livestock productivity, trade or possibly even human health. By remaining vigilant and acting quickly if you suspect an emergency animal disease, you may be able to prevent these consequences.

This Primefact includes information on:

  • the definition of an 'emergency animal disease'
  • the 1800 hotline number
  • where to get further information


Primefact 1339

Published: 01 Apr 2014