Farmers have long been on Australia’s biosecurity front line on alert for mystery diseases

August 15th, 2022

FarmOnline, Other, 14/08/2022, Chris McLennan
One state has investigated 194 possible exotic animal disease outbreaks in the past year. With the nation on high alert for the dreaded arrival of foot and mouth disease, the states and territories have reminded everyone that farmers and local veterinarians have long been on the biosecurity front line […] That centre, formerly known as the Australian Animal Health Laboratory, is CSIRO’s high security laboratory for exotic animal disease diagnosis and research.

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