Animal biosecurity is primarily about:
- minimising the risk of serious disease
- early diagnosis of a serious disease outbreak
- prompt action to prevent the spread of serious disease
Animal welfare is included in the responsibilities of DPIPWE's Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch.
You may also find useful information on the following pages:
Please note that "animal" includes poultry, fish and vertebrate wildlife.
Links to information on vertebrate pests: