NSW DPI and LLS Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Business Plan 2020-2021

‘Animal biosecurity’ means protecting the economy, environment and community from negative impacts of diseases and pests that affect animals.

The New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services (LLS) Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Business Plan 2020-2021 has been developed to underpin the NSW Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Strategic Plan 2019-2023, which guides priority activities to safeguard the economy, environment and community from diseases and pests that affect animals as well as improve animal welfare outcomes.

The Business Plan (PDF, 1950.32 KB) is an overview of the objectives, strategies, deliverables and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that the DPI and LLS alliance is committed to delivering in 2020-2021.

Scope

The Business Plan covers six objectives:

  • Prevention and preparedness for animal biosecurity risks
  • Biosecurity surveillance
  • Biosecurity hazards
  • Animal welfare
  • Compliance
  • Capability of staff

The term animal includes:

  • livestock
  • wildlife
  • companion animals
  • aquatic animals and
  • animals used for exhibition and research purposes.