Contact

National contacts

Hotlines for reporting pest or disease outbreaks.

Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Phone: 1800 900 090
Website: agriculture.gov.au

Australian Chief Veterinary Officer

Dr Mark Schipp
Email: OCVO

Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer

Dr Kim Ritman
Email: ACPPO

Australian Animal Health Laboratory

National Reference Laboratory
Phone: 03 5227 5414
Email: AAHL Accessions
Website: aahllabservices.csiro.au

State and territory contacts

Below are the general contact numbers for the department of agriculture or primary industries in your state or territory. Please use the reporting hotlines if you wish to report an outbreak.

Northern Territory

Phone: 08 8999 2006
Email: Info DPIF
Website: nt.gov.au

Queensland

Phone: 13 25 23 (cost of a local call within Queensland) or 07 3404 6999
Email: Call Web
Website: www.daf.qld.gov.au/

Victoria

Phone: 136 186
Email: Customer Service
Website: http://economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/

New South Wales

Phone: 1800 808 095 or 02 6391 3100
Email: Biosecurity
Website: dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity

Australian Capital Territory

Phone: Access Canberra on 132 281
Website: tams.act.gov.au/

Western Australia

Phone: 08 9368 3333
Email: Enquiries
Website: www.agric.wa.gov.au

Department of Fisheries
Website: www.fish.wa.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx

South Australia

Biosecurity SA general: 08 8207 7900 (business hours only)
Fruit Fly Hotline: 1300 666 010
Email: PIRSA Biosecurity SA
Website: pir.sa.gov.au

Tasmania

Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: Biosecurity Tasmania
Website: dpipwe.tas.gov.au/biosecurity

Peak bodies

Animal Health Australia

Phone: 02 6232 5522
Email: AHA
Website: animalhealthaustralia.com.au

Plant Health Australia

Phone: 02 6215 7700
Email: Admin
Website: www.planthealthaustralia.com.au

Wildlife Health Australia

Phone: 02 9960 6333
Email: Admin
Website: wildlifehealthaustralia.com.au