Impact of COVID-19 on Australian agriculture

The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly. Animal Health Australia is following the advice of the Australian Government Department of Health and the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment and will keep this page updated as the situation develops.

National Coronavirus Helpline

Call this line if you are seeking information on coronavirus (COVID-19). The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 1800 020 080

The World Organisation for Animal Health advises that currently there is no evidence to suggest that animals infected by humans are playing a role in the spread of COVID-19. The current spread of COVID-19 is driven by human to human transmission.

There have been no reports of the virus in domestic animals or wildlife in Australia.

Find answers to frequently asked questions on COVID-19 here.

Government updates

Information for livestock producers and pet owners

Food safety

Availability of agvet chemicals

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