Training and events



Course/ Event




Animal Biosecurity Webinar Program

A series of 15 x pre-recorded presentations aimed at raising awareness and building capacity of veterinarians in the recognition of significant disease events and appropriate disease investigation.

Please visit the Animal Biosecurity Webinar Program webpage for more information, including how to register.

Online presentations and Q&A sessionsEmergency animal disease training for veterinarians



The emergency management learning and development program (known as EMtrain) provides training and exercises for all NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) employees and partners.

Online modules

Emergency management training


Biosecurity Awareness for Abattoir, knackery and saleyard workers

NSW Department of Primary Industries and partners have created resources to build the skills and knowledge of workers who may be amongst the first to detect emergency animal disease.

Online resources

Animal biosecurity training


Understanding the Biosecurity Act - Authorised Officer training

A comprehensive training program has been developed to provide authorised officers with the necessary skills and knowledge they need to perform their functions under the Biosecurity Act 2015. It is compulsory for all authorised officers under the Act to successfully complete the online course.

Online modules



VETLEARN Veterinarians, hobby farmers and backyard livestock

A two-hour online course that provides veterinarians with the confidence and resources to build their business and improve engagement with hobby farmers, smallholders and clients with backyard livestock.

Online course

Course for vets (CPD and VETED points apply)


Gateway E-Learning Modules

These e-learning modules feature known overseas and interstate pests that are recognised as having high damage potential to industries if they were to become established in NSW and Australia. The online modules have been designed to build capacity among people working in freight, logistics, ports and the agricultural sectors as well as community groups eg ports, community groups and local community gardening groups. By completing the e-learning modules you will be trained in the recognition, surveillance and reporting of cargo pests, priority exotic plant pests and new incursion species.

Online modulesE-learning course to manage high priority pests entering NSW.