Livestock and Domestic Animal Welfare During Bushfires

​​For emergency advice on animal welfare issues during a bushfire call 6165 3263.
Bush Fire Plan - Include your animals in your plan

Further information may be found on the Bushfires on Farming Properties webpage.

Another useful contact for advice on livestock management after a bushfire and on feeding for burnt-out grazing enterprises is available through Sheep Connect Tasmania - contact James Tyson on email:​

What about wildlife?​

Any member of the public requiring assistance with injured wildlife should contact DPIPWE on 6165 4305 for advice.

Further information can be found at Caring for wildlife affected by bushfires.


Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch
13 St Johns Avenue
New Town TAS 7008
Phone: 03 6165 3777