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, 88.92 KB) and fax it to NSW DPI Biosecurity on 02 6361 9976.

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