How we manage biosecurity

National Biosecurity Committee

How the committee works

Emergency planning and response

A pest or disease outbreak needs a fast, coordinated response.

We work across government and industry. This ensures we’re prepared for an incident and can respond effectively to manage the threat.

How we respond to outbreaks

Report a concern

Signs of pests and diseases

How to report signs of:

  • plant and bee pests or diseases, and weeds
  • sick livestock, poultry and aquatic animals
  • something unusual in or on mail, cargo, containers, and vessels
Report a biosecurity concern

Marine pests

What to do if you think you’ve seen signs of a marine pest.

Steps you can take to help authorities investigate the sighting.

Who you should contact to report your concerns.

Report a marine pest