‚ÄčNational contacts

Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

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

Australian Chief Veterinary Officer

Dr Beth Cookson
Email: OCVO    
Website: agriculture.gov.au

Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer

Dr Gabrielle Vivian-Smith    
Email: ACPPO    
Website: agriculture.gov.au

Australian Chief Environmental Biosecurity Officer

Dr Bertie Hennecke   
Email: ACEBO    
Website: agriculture.gov.au

Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness

National Reference Laboratory    
Phone: 03 5227 5414    
Email: AAHL Accessions    
Website: Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness

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 a pest or disease.

New South Wales

Phone: 1800 680 244    
Email: quarantine@dpi.nsw.gov.au    
Website: dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity


Phone: 136 186     
Website: agriculture.vic.gov.au


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

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

Western Australia

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

Department of Fisheries    
Website: fish.wa.gov.au


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

Northern Territory

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

Australian Capital Territory

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

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: planthealthaustralia.com.au

Wildlife Health Australia

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