State/Territory WHA Coordinator
Please complete the Wildlife Incident Submission Form and provide to your WHA Coordinator to help them determine the level of response.
Contact details for WHA Coordinators can be found HERE.
Emergency Animal Disease Hotline
1800 675 888
The 24- hour Hotline is a toll-free number that connects callers to the relevant state or territory office to report concerns about potential emergency disease situation.
You can use this number to get immediate advice and assistance.
The relevant state/territory department
The Department of Primary Industries or Agriculture in the state/territory where the event is occurring.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry website: Biosecurity contacts in Australia
Your local veterinarian
Local veterinarians can be a valuable source of information for wildlife health information relevant to the area where they operate.
What to do if:
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