Agriculture and animal services
For assistance with issues resulting from an emergency that relate to agricultural impacts or urgent animal issues (that cannot be dealt with through normal veterinary or community services) call Agriculture and Animal Services Hotline: 1800 255 556
This 24-hour hotline is available for anyone who is affected by drought and has questions about their individual circumstances or concerns relating to animal health or welfare. The hotline is staffed by experienced drought support and animal welfare staff.
Drought Hotline: 1800 255 556
Pests and diseases
Call the following hotlines to report any suspected sightings of pests or disease.
These numbers are all open 24 hours.
- Emergency Animal Disease Watch: 1800 675 888
- Fishwatch: 1800 065 522
- Fruit Fly: 1300 666 010
- Emergency Plant Pests: 1800 084 881