Animal health programs
Below are the national and State animal health programs and projects that Biosecurity SA are involved with.
National animal health programs and projects
- National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP)
- Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) Freedom Assurance Program
- Australian Ruminant Feed Ban
- National Significant Disease Investigation Program (NSDIP)
- Avian Influenza (bird flu) surveillance
- National Animal Health Information System (NAHIS)
- National Granuloma Submission Program (for Bovine Tuberculosis)
- National Johne’s Disease Control Program (NJDCP)
- National Sheep Health Monitoring project
- Emergency Animal Disease Response Agreement (EADRA)
- Rapid Response Team (RRT)
- Emergency Animal Disease Training Program
South Australian animal health programs and projects
Animal welfare is now recognised as an important factor in modern livestock production for the wellbeing of animals. It is also recognised for the reputation of South Australia's livestock industries and because good animal welfare equates with modern and effective animal production that meets community expectations.
Animal welfare guidelines
More information about the process of developing the animal welfare standards and guidelines is available on the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines website.