Animal Health Australia (AHA) is a not-for-profit public company established in 1996 by the Australian, state and territory governments and major national livestock industry organisations. AHA works with its members to maintain and improve Australia’s favourable animal health status, to ensure the viability of Australia’s livestock and aquatic industries.
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Media releases – 2019
Costa Georgiadis to lay the groundwork for biosecurity conversation
Media releases – 2018
Join the biosecurity conversation in Australia!
Faces both fresh and familiar: AHA announces Board appointments
National Sheep Health Monitoring Project sets new records, provides easier access to data
#BeZoonosisAware – Join us for Zoonosis Awareness Week!
New course available to up-skill biosecurity responders
Zoonosis Awareness Week is back again
Best practice tools and strategies central to on-farm OJD control
New cattle surveillance project to support producers limit their losses from endemic disease
Aquatic biosecurity awareness – what’s it all about?
Johne’s disease testing underpins high assurance scores
Last call for sheep farmers to have their say on OJD
Record response to poultry welfare standards during public consultation
Time’s running out to have your say on poultry welfare standards
Media releases – 2017
Animal Health Australia response to ABC article on draft Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry
Poultry welfare standards now open for public consultation
Staying one step ahead of FMD (a joint release with funding and research partners)
Mixed livestock producers should be biosecurity aware (A joint release with Cattle Council of Australia, Sheepmeat Council Australia and WoolProducers Australia)
Pigs should not ‘pig out’ on food waste
Good biosecurity practices protect livestock producers (A joint release with Meat & Livestock Australia)
Biosecurity focus the way of the future for livestock producers
Johnes disease in cattle: Transitional arrangements end 30 June 2017
Johne’s disease in cattle: the next phase
Australian Biosecurity Awards: the winner is … us!
Don’t buck the trend: Welfare guide gets thumbs up from goat producers
Media releases – 2016
CattleMAP: the next steps in the new approach to JD in cattle
A new partnership ushers in an era of strengthened on-farm biosecurity
No more kidding around with welfare
New approach to Johne’s disease in cattle commences 1 July 2016
International report confirms Australia is a world leader in animal health and biosecurity
BJD Review – Evaluation of CattleMAP and suspension of testing begins
New approach to managing BJD continues to make progress
AUSVETPLAN a winner at the 2016 Australian Biosecurity Awards
Producer interest front and centre in the new national approach to managing BJD
Media releases – 2015
Stock feed retailers a vital line of defence against Mad cow disease
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WA to have its say on BJD
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Help shape a national approach to BJD
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Got something to say about BJD?
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Forum kick starts new way forward
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Animal Health Australia to conduct BJD review
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Make stock surveillance your New Year’s resolution
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Page reviewed: February 25, 2019