Animal health and disease

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Prohibited matter pests and diseases of animals

  • Can have serious consequences for trade, production or human health. Contact a vet or call the Animal Biosecurity Emergency Hotline on 1800 675 888 if you see symptoms or deaths in animals that may be due to a prohibited matter pest or disease of animals.
  • Notifiable animal pests and diseases in NSW prohibited matter pests and diseases of animals, are notifiable under NSW legislation. This means there's a legal obligation to notify authorities if you know or suspect that an animal has one of these diseases.
  • You can notify of a suspected or confirmed notifiable disease using the online form or fill in the notifiable animal disease form (PDF 44KB) and fax it to NSW DPI Biosecurity on 02 6361 9976.

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