Where it’s found

ASF is established in Asia and parts of Europe and continues to spread.

Australia has had no reported outbreaks.

What it affects

ASF is a contagious viral disease of domestic and wild pigs. It is a serious threat to Australia’s animal health and trade.

It kills about 80% of the pigs it infects. There is no vaccine for ASF.

How to protect against ASF

Find out how to protect your pigs from possible outbreaks of ASF.

You need to be aware of:

  • foods you should not give to your pigs
  • signs and symptoms of ASF
  • how the disease spreads
  • how to prevent ASF from entering Australia.

See more on African swine fever

Report a concern

Report any suspected outbreaks. See how to report a concern.