24-hr hotline

Agriculture, Animal Health and Welfare Hotline

Anyone who is affected by current dry conditions and has questions about their individual circumstances or concerns relating to animal health or welfare can contact PIRSA on a dedicated 24-hour Agriculture, Animal Health and Welfare Hotline - 1800 255 556.

Call the 24-hr hotline on 1800 255 556

Animal Health Officers are available to provide advice and support related to animal health and welfare concerns during dry conditions, as well as livestock transport requirements and biosecurity requirements such as requesting commodity declarations when buying in feed sources.

Information about other support services is also available by calling the hotline. You can also contact your local Animal Health Officer in your region.

Rural Solutions SA can also provide advice on livestock feed and nutrition options, with contacts and additional resources.

Additional information

There are a number of services and avenues for assistance designed to support farm families, farm businesses and rural communities to prepare for, manage through and recover from drought. For a list of contacts and available service download this Fact Sheet (PDF 94.8 KB or DOCX 116.7 KB).

For more information on the recent Federal Government drought assistance, download the Supporting Farmers and Rural Communities Fact Sheet (PDF 1.0 MB).

Page Last Reviewed: 23 Aug 2018
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