Notifiable pests and diseases of animals in NSW


A number of pests and diseases of animals are notifiable under NSW legislation.

This means there is a duty, or legal obligation, to notify authorities if you know or suspect that an animal has one of these pests or diseases or if you have any suspicion or awareness of a biosecurity event.

Topics include:

  • Why are certain pests, diseases and biosecurity events notifiable?
  • What is notifiable?
  • Who has to notify?
  • How do you notify?
  • What information must be included in the notification?
  • Appendix 1: List of prohibited matter and Schedule 1 notifiable diseases


Primefact 1565 Fourth Edition

Published: Sep 2020