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Koala surviving bushfire
07 January 2020

Animal Health Industry Bushfire Response

Communities and fire services across Australia continue to prepare and battle bushfires on an unprecedented scale to protecting families, communities and property. So far, lives and property have been lost and towns and communities razed as result of the current fires. We wish to express our respect and thanks to the volunteers of the Rural […]

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Woman holding pig
07 January 2020

Importance of protecting Australia’s biosecurity

Australia’s biosecurity system works to protect local animals and plants from pests and diseases. However, with 60,000 kilometres of coastline, and increased traffic through airports and seaports we must all work to minimise the risks of disease. There is currently a risk posed to Australian pigs from African Swine Fever which has been reported in […]

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Vet with cat
18 November 2019

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

Today marks the beginning of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) 2019 (18-24 November) which will highlight the theme “The future of antibiotics depends on all of us!” WAAW provides an opportunity to highlight the importance of antimicrobial stewardship in ensuring that we continue to have access to the critically important medicines that help to keep […]

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Australian macropod with a joey in its pouch at sunset
13 November 2019

AMA contribution to animal health amidst catastrophic conditions

The peak industry association for the animal health sector has made a $10,000 contribution to WIRES as bushfires escalate across New South Wales. Executive Director Ben Stapley said this donation was provided to WIRES to provide assistance to the health and wellbeing of wildlife affected by the bushfires. “These conditions are unprecedented and will be […]

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