Category Archives: Features

Better roads for beef transport in northern Australia

The upgrade of some of Australia’s iconic cattle routes could provide significant benefits to the nation’s livestock industry, while at the same time minimising stress for both truck drivers and cattle. CSIRO’s Transport Network Strategic Investment Tool (TraNSIT) has been applied to road upgrade proposals, submitted by stakeholders, under the Federal Government’s $100 million Northern…
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Road to deregulation

The next step in the new BJD Framework implementation process has been completed, with Animal Health Australia (AHA) hosting the BJD Communications Plan Workshop on 1 March 2016. The invitation-only workshop brought together key industry stakeholders, government representatives and producers from around the country to discuss how the changes in BJD management, outlined in the…
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Taking stock to show

With the Royal Queensland Show (EKKA) underway and thousands of animals ready to ‘strut their stuff’ in front of the judges, it is a timely reminder of the simple biosecurity measures producers should adopt to prevent unwanted diseases, pests and weeds hitching a ride back from shows and events. Animal Health Australia’s Executive Manager Biosecurity,…
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