The general biosecurity duty and poultry producers


People are expected to have basic level of knowledge about the biosecurity risks they might encounter in their normal work and recreational activities.

All community members have a responsibility to consider how actions, or in some cases lack of action, could have a negative impact on another person, business enterprise, animal or the environment. We must then take all reasonable and practical measures to prevent or minimise the potential impact.

This Primefact includes the following topics:

  • What does 'general biosecurity duty' mean?
  • Managing poultry biosecurity
  • Farm biosecurity plans
  • Good biosecurity in practice


Primefact 1635 First Edition

Published: Apr 2018