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Current situation

When there is a biosecurity emergency, updates will be available here.

Current responses to national biosecurity outbreaks for each state or territory.

Current plant biosecurity issues are being managed by DPI Plant Biosecurity.

Current aquatic biosecurity issues are being managed by DPI Aquatic Biosecurity.

Check out updates for other emergencies such as;

Primary producers and animal carers

Check our Community page for information of what to do before, during and after emergencies.

Key contacts

Reporting emergenciesTelephone
Emergency animal diseases1800 675 888 (24 hour hotline)
Emergency plant pest reporting1800 084 881
Aquatic pests and diseases02 4916 3877 (recorded 24 hour hotline)
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