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Biosecurity Tasmania Hotlines

Topic Number Email
Animal Imports03 6165 3777 Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Dogs to Tasmania 1800 684 215 Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Emergency Animal Disease

03 6165 3263 (9 am - 4 pm)

03 6165 3777 after hours

AnimalDisease.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Emergency Plant Disease1800 084 881

Biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Invasive Species (Foxes, Indian mynas, rabbits etc)
03 6165 3777

Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Myrtle Rust Reporting  
1800 084 881 Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Weeds03 6165 3777 Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
What I can and can not bring into Tasmania03 6165 3777 Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
What you can and can't take out of Tasmania03 6165 3777 Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

 

Biosecurity Tasmania – Contact List by Branch

Division/Unit Number Email
General Manager's Office 03 6165 3086
GeneralManagerBT@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Animal Biosecurity and Welfare03 6165 3777

animaldisease.enquiries@dpiwe.tas.gov.au

Animal Health Laboratory03 6777 2111

specimenreception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Biosecurity Operations
Launceston:
Devonport \ Burnie:
03 6165 3750
03 6777 2162
03 6478 4110​
Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Invasive Species

03 6165 3777

Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics 03 6165 3777

Biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Product Integrity1300 368 550

 

Biosecurity Tasmania – Contact List by Enquiry Topic

Enquiry Topics A - D

A

​Topic ​Phone ​Branch ​Contact Person ​Email
​Agdia Sales Enquiries​​03 6165 3243​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Susan Archersusan.archer@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​​AGVET Chemicals​03 6777 2133​Product Integrity Branch​Stuart Bowman chemical.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​Algal Blooms (Marine)

​03 6165 3233 or
1300 720 647

​​Fisheries Tasmania​​Enquiries Line fishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Animal Biosecurity

03 6165 3777

​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch​Enquiries Line animaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Animal Branding​03 6165 3240​Product Integrity Branch​Registrar of Animal Brands – Andrea Clarknlis.tas@dpipwe.tas.gov.au 
​Animal Cruelty
03 6165 3777
or
03 6165 3263
​Biosecurity Operations BranchRSPCA or Enquiries Line

welfarereporting@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

​Animal Diseases

03 6165 3777

Biosecurity Operations Branch​Enquiries LineAnimalDisease.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
Animal Health Laboratories03 6777 2111Animal Health LaboratoriesSpecimen Receptionspecimenreception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Animal Health Legislation03 6165 3777Animal Biosecurity and Welfare BranchEnquiries Line AnimalDisease.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
Animal Imports03 6165 3777

Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Animal Welfare

03 6165 3777

Biosecurity Operations Branch​Enquiries Line​welfarereporting@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Aquatic Biosecurity Threats

03 6165 3777

Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries Line Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.auu

B

Bees

03 6165 3778 or    

03 6165 3777

Biosecurity Operations BranchKarla Williams or Enquiries Line Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au 
​Birds nesting in the RoofPlease contact
a pest controller

​Blueberry Rust​03 6165 3777​Biosecurity Operations Branch​Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

C

Calicivirus  (rabbits)

03 6165 3777​

​Biosecurity Operations BranchEnquiries Line invasive.species@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​  
​Cats (Domestic)

​03 6165 3777


​Biosecurity Operations BranchEnquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Cats (Feral)

03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations BranchEnquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Cattle Health and Welfare

​03 6165 3777 or
03 6165 3263

​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Enquiries Lineanimalwelfareenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Cattle Tags​03 6165 3240​Product Integrity Branch​Registrar of Animal Brands – Andrea Clarknlis.tas@dpipwe.tas.gov.au 
​Chemical Licensing​03 6777 2118​Product Integrity Branch​Maria Hawksleychemical.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Chemical Spraying ​03 6777 2133​Product Integrity Branch​Stuart Bowmanchemical.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Chief Veterinary Officer​03 6165 3777
​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch​Chief Veterinary Officer
Kevin de Witte
animalwelfareenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

D

​Dairy Food Safety03 6165 3091           ​Product Integrity Branch​Owen Hunt foodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au  
​Detector Dogs​03 6214 6021​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Rhonda Hall Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Didymo (Rock Snot) Prevention

​03 6165 3777


​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Dogs - bringing to Tasmania ​03 6165 3777 or

1800 684 215
(pre-recorded message)            

​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Enquiry Topics E - K

E

​Egg Production​03 6165 3091​Product Integrity Branch​Owen Huntfoodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

F

​Feral Animals 03 6165 3777
        
​Biosecurity Operations Branch        Enquiries Line        Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Fish Health

​03 6165 3777

​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare BranchEileen Wronski
or
Enquiries Line
animaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Fish Vaccines

03 6165 3777

​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare BranchRichard Morrison or Enquiries Line CAAHV@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Food Safety Policy​03 6165 3091​Product Integrity Branch​Owen Huntfoodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Food Safety Program​03 6165 3091​Product Integrity Branch​Owen Huntfoodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Food Standards​03 6165 3091​Product Integrity Branch​Owen Huntfoodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Foot and Mouth Disease1800 675 888

​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch​Chief Veterinary Officer animaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Fox sightings
03 6165 3777
​Biosecurity Operations Branch
Enquiries Line
Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

​Goat Health & Welfare

03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations BranchEnquiries Line animalwelfareenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Gorse

03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations BranchEnquiries Line

Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

​Grain Imports or Certification​03 6478 4110​Biosecurity Operations Branch Biosecurity DevonportBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

H

​Hobby farmers information and advice - Animal​03 6165 3263Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch​​Enquiries Lineanimaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Hobby farmers information and advice – Invasive Species

​03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations Branch​Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.auu
​Hobby Farmers Information and Advice - Plant​03 6165 3769
or
03 6165 3777
​Biosecurity Operations Branch​Meg Flanagan or Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Horse Health, Welfare and Diseases03 6165 3777
​Biosecurity Operations Branch​Enquiries Lineanimalwelfareenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Hydatids Prevention 03 6165 3777
​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries Line Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

I

​Import restrictions​03 6165 3777​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Enquiries Line Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Import risk analysis - Animal​03 6165 3777 
​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch ​Enquiries Line
animaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Import risk analysis - Plant ​03 6165 3777
​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch ​Enquiries Line
Biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Import risk analysis – Invasive Species​03 6478 4128
​Invasive Species Branch​Michael Noblemichael.noble@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Importing Animals

03 6165 3777


​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Importing Plants

​​03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Importing Wildlife

03 6165 3777


​Biosecurity Operations Branch​Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Insects (Entomology) (North)​03 6777 2150​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Guy Westmore biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Insects (Entomology) (North West)​03 6478 4118
​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch
biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Insects
(Entomology)
(South)
​​03 6165 3242Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Jamie Davies biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Invasive species

03 6165 3777

​Invasive Species Branch
​Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Invoice enquiries (Biosecurity Operations only)All enquiries per email pls.
​Biosecurity Operations Branch biosecurity.administration@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Enquiry Topics L - P

L

​​Livestock – Identifying, Moving and Selling03 6165 3240 ​Product Integrity Branch​​​Registrar of Animal Brands – Andrea Clark nlis.tas@dpipwe.tas.gov.au 

M

​Marine Pests03 6165 3777 or
03 6165 3260
​Invasive Species Branch​Invasive Species Enquiries invasivespecies@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Meat and Poultry Food Safety​03 6165 3091​Product Integrity Branch​Owen Huntfoodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Media Enquiries​03 6165 3058Corporate Communic-ations Branch
Manager, Corporate Communications
Warwick.Brennan@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Molluscs Food Safety​03 6165 3091​Product Integrity Branch​Owen Huntfoodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Myrtle Rust 1800 084 881 ​Biosecurity Operations Branch
Plant Pest Hotline
Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Myxomatosis 03 6165 3777 ​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

N

​National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS)

​03 6165 3240        ​Product Integrity Branch   ​Registrar of Animal Brands – Andrea Clark nlis.tas@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Notifiable Animal Diseases​03 6165 3263 or
03 6165 3777
​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch​​Mary Lou Conway or Enquiries Lineanimaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

O

​Ovine Johnes Disease


03 6165 3777

​​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries Lineanimaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

P

​Pest Lists
03 6165 3777​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au   
​Pigeons

03 6165 3755 or  

03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Plant Biosecurity Pest Lists​03 6165 3777​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Enquiries Line Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Plant Diseases

03 6165 3769 or

​03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Meg Flanagan or Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Plant Exports

03 6165 3773 or

​03 6165 3777

Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Cameron Healey or Enquiries Line Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Plant Health

03 6165 3769 or

​03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations Branch​Meg Flanagan or Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Plant Imports

03 6398 8415 or

​03 6165 3777

​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Tania Jensen or Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Plant Pathology – (General)​03 6165 3252​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Peter Cross biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Plant pathology – (Fungi + Nematodes)​03 6165 3238​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Ziqing Yuanbiosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Plant pathology – (Bacteria, Molecular testing)​03 6165 3245​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Alison Dannbiosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Plant pathology – (General, Field related)​03 6165 3247​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Angela Monks biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Plant Research and Legislation
​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch​Chief Plant Health Manager Biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Plant Virology

​03 6165 3250 or
03 6165 3252

​Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics BranchShane Hossel or
Peter Cross
biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​Poultry and Pigeon Imports

​03 6165 3777


​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Property Identification Code Applications and Information​03 6165 3240​Product Integrity Branch​Registrar of Animal Brands – Andrea Clarknlis.tas@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Enquiry Topics Q - Z ​

Q

Biosecurity Forms
​​03 6165 3777​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Enquiries Line
Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Biosecurity Restrictions
​03 6165 3777​Biosecurity Operations Branch ​Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

R

​Rabbits03 6165 3777​Biosecurity Operations Branch Enquiries LineBiosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Rock lobsters – Fishing Restrictions (Commercial)​03 6165 3045​Fisheries Tasmania​Enquiries Linefishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Rock lobsters – Fishing Restrictions (Recreational)​03 6165 3233 or
1300 720 647
​Fisheries Tasmania​Enquiries Linefishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Rock lobsters – Import Restrictions

03 6165 3777


​Biosecurity Operations Branch
Enquiries Line
Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

S

​Seafood ​Standards
​​​03 6165 ​3091
​Product Integrity Branch
​Owen Hunt
​foodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​​​Seafood Imports
​03 6165 3777
​​​​​Biosecurity Operations Branch
​​Enquiries Line​
​​Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​Seed Analysis
​03 6777 2146
​​​Product Integrity Branch
​Enquiries Line​
​​tss@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​​Seed Certification
​​03 6777 2142
​​​Product Integrity Branch​
​Robert DeCesare​​
​tss@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​Seed Imports
​03 6777 2160 or   

03 6165 3777
​Biosecurity Operations Branch
​Tania Jensen or Enquiries Line​
​​Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​​Seed Laboratories
​​03 6777 2146
​​​Product Integrity Branch
​​​Rachel Harvey
​​tss@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Seed Sprouts
​​​03 6165 3091
​Product Integrity Branch
​Owen Hunt
​foodsafety.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​​Serrated Tussock
​​03 6165 3777​
​​Biosecurity Operations Branch
​​Enquiries Line
​Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​​Sheep Health and Welfare
​​03 6165 3777​
​​​Biosecurity Operations Branch
​​Enquiries Line​
​animaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Shellfish Market Access Program
​​​03 6165 3771
​Product Integrity Branch
​​​ShellMAP Regulatory 
Services ​
​​shellmap@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​Smallholders Information and Advice - Animal
​​​03 6165 3777
​​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch
​​​Enquiries Line
​​​animaldiseaseenquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​Smallholders Information and Advice – Invasive Species
​​03 6165 3777
​Invasive Species Branch
​Enquiries Line
​invasivespecies@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​
​​Smallholders Information and Advice - Plant
​03 6165 3769

​03 6165 3777​​

​Biosecurity Operations Branch
​​Meg Flanagan or Enquiries Line
​Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au


​V

​Veterinary Board of     Tasmania      03 ​6239 6823
​Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Branch​Veterinary Board of Tasmaniavbt@netspace.net.au                                   


 W

​Wasps​ on Crown Land

Cls.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Wasps on Private LandPlease contact a pest controller



​Water Microbiology Testing

​03 6777 2097 

or

03 6777 2111

​Animal Health Laboratories​Water Microbiologyspecimenreception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​Weeds​03 6165 3777​​Biosecurity Operations Branch​Enquiries Line​Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
​​Worm Testing
​03 6777 2111​Animal Health Laboratories​Specimen Receptionspecimenreception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Postal Address

Biosecurity Tasmania
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
GPO Box 44
Hobart   TAS   7000

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