What we do

How we coordinate a response

Who is involved in a response to an exotic pest or disease outbreak and how we work together.

About this website

What you can find on this website and how we manage information.

Biosecurity contacts

See who is responsible for plant and animal health in Australia. Contacts for government agencies and peak industry bodies.

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Prevent and prepare

What you can do to prevent pest and disease outbreaks. How to prepare for an outbreak that might affect you.

During an outbreak

Actions you can take if you suspect a pest or disease outbreak. How to report your concerns and what to do next.

Risks to Australia

Advice on pest and disease threats that have been detected outside Australia.

Report a concern

Report anything unusual, even if you're not sure.

Latest outbreak updates

  • Queensland
  • Weed
  • Plant
Response to red witchweed outbreak in Australia. This includes where it has been detected, restrictions in place, actions you must take, and resources to help you manage risks.
  • Victoria
  • Disease
  • Animal
Avian influenza, or bird flu, is a viral disease of birds and is spreading globally, causing widespread losses of poultry and wild birds, and spillover infections in mammals.