This website was developed by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. We collaborated with Australia’s state and territory governments, peak bodies and industry stakeholders.

This biosecurity website:

  • brings together resources on other sites
  • raises awareness for biosecurity risks
  • makes it easier for you to take action.

Your biosecurity role

Biosecurity affects all Australians.

Everyone has a role in protecting Australia from harmful pests, diseases and weeds. We want to help you know your role.

Biosecurity risks can vary based on what you are doing.

You can use this website to find advice for your particular activity. Whether you are:

Content on this site can help guide you. You should also seek further advice for your specific needs.

National coordination

Working across all levels of government is essential to good biosecurity.

The National Biosecurity Committee brings together responsible parties from:

  • Australian Government departments
  • state and territory governments
  • industry and local government (observers)

They manage a national, strategic approach to biosecurity in Australia. A series of sub-committees also includes industry representatives.

Report a concern

See something unusual? Report it. Even if you’re not sure.

How to report a concern.

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