Tasmanian Biosecurity Advisories
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Subscribing to get DPIPWE’s Biosecurity Advisories is the best way you can keep yourself up-to-date and fully informed about Tasmanian biosecurity issues. Our Advisories cover topics such as changes or proposed changes to Tasmania’s import regulations, animal health and welfare, plant health, forthcoming regulation reviews and opportunities for public comment, new or emerging pest/disease risks and a range of other matters related to Tasmania’s biosecurity.
The Wildlife Management Branch received species profile to facilitate risk assessments for the potential import into Tasmania of;
(11/12/2017)Categories: Cropping; Freshwater pests; Gene technology; Horticulture; Invasive Species; Livestock; Marine pests; Natural environment; Pasture; Policy and Legislation; Seeds; Timber imports; Wildlife;
*Please note that this Advisory is a re-issue to rectify an incorrect link to the Tasmanian Government Gazette website that was contained in Biosecurity Advisory 14/2017
(7/12/2017)Categories: Horticulture; Seeds; Policy and Legislation; Pasture; Natural environment; Cropping; Freshwater pests; Gene technology; Invasive Species; Livestock; Marine pests; Timber imports; Wildlife;
As part of the VegNET program being delivered in Tasmania, a workshop is being held in Forth, Tasmania on 3 October 2017 to provide an update on tomato potato psyllid (TPP) and share information about on-farm biosecurity management and planning.
This event will include presentations from Andrew Bishop and Tania Jensen (Biosecurity Tasmania), Dr Jessica Lye (AUSVEG), and Raylea Rowbottom (Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture).
Growers interested in attending can contact VegNET Industry Development Officer Emma Egan on 0448 214 745 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also register online here:
(22/9/2017)Categories: Cropping; Horticulture; Pasture;
If you know an Australian primary prodcuer who takes biosecurity seriously and goes the extra length to avoid diseases, pests and weeds coming on to their property, then nominate them for the 2018 Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year by 20 October 2017.
(15/9/2017)Categories: Cropping; Freshwater pests; Gene technology; Horticulture; Invasive Species; Livestock; Marine pests; Pasture; Natural environment; Policy and Legislation; Seeds; Timber imports; Wildlife;