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Support for flood-affected farmers

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Travelling to Australia this Lunar New Year?

Gifts and items containing plant and animal products may contain serious pests and diseases.

Check Australia's biosecurity laws

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Mozzies are not our mates!

Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) is a serious animal and human disease spread by mosquitoes.

Learn how to protect your animals

FMD-LSD

Make biosecurity a priority on your property now

Foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease are two of the world’s most serious animal diseases.

Know the signs & when to act

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Sending goods or ordering online from outside Australia?

Some goods can pose a biosecurity risk to Australia. Check our biosecurity laws before ordering goods online.

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Our email addresses are changing

We're updating our email addresses to @aff.gov.au to reflect our new department's name.

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Agriculture and land

Building stronger and more sustainable agriculture, fisheries, forestry and land care.

Biosecurity and trade

Lowering biosecurity risks to Australia, and assisting industry to accelerate growth towards a $100 billion agricultural sector by 2030.

Science & research

Science and research

Understanding research and collecting data to support informed decisions and policies.

Fisheries

Fisheries

Working together to manage Australia's fisheries now and into the future.

Forestry

Forestry

Shaping a strong industry focused on sustainable use of our forests.

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We enhance our agricultural industries and trade, and manage the threat of biosecurity risks to Australia.

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News and Media

  • Media release
  • Biosecurity
19 January 2023
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has announced biosecurity detector dog Qubit as the ‘Top Dog’ of 2022.
  • Media release
  • Biosecurity
16 January 2023
The arrival of the Year of the Rabbit on 22 January is a reminder to be biosecurity aware this Lunar New Year.
  • Statement
  • Animals
12 January 2023
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has released the final report of the review of the rabies virus risk in imported cats and dogs on our webpage.