Notifiable animal pests and diseases in NSW

Summary

A number of animal pests and diseases are notifiable under NSW legislation. This means that there is a legal obligation to notify authorities if you know or suspect that an animal has one of these pests or diseases.

By remaining vigilant and notifying as soon as you suspect a notifiable pest or disease, you can play a vital role in protecting livestock industries and preventing pest or disease spread to animals and possibly to humans.

Topics include:

  • why are certainpests anddiseases notifiable?
  • who has to notify?
  • what is the best way to notify?
  • what pests anddiseasesof animalsare notifiable?



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Primefact 1335 Ninth Edition

Published: Mar 2014