Antimicrobials in Agriculture


Australia’s response to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) adopts the ‘One Health’ approach, which recognises that human, animal and ecosystem health are inextricably linked and all play a role in managing AMR.

Topics in this Primefact include:

  • Definition and History
  • Antimicrobials and livestock production in Australia today
  • Safeguards in our food suppy chain
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Reducing antimicrobial use


Primefact 1676 First Edition

Published: Apr 2019