Biosecurity

WoolProducers is the only wool industry member of Animal Health Australia (AHA) and is responsible for the expenditure of levy collected under the Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Act 1996 in the area of animal health, welfare and biosecurity on behalf of the wool industry.

WPA’s relationship with AHA requires an over-sighting/decision making role regarding the spending of wool industry health and welfare levies. This involves an oversight and check in relation to two important components: The Sheep Industry Trust Fund (SITF) and Wool Industry Reserves.

WPA, like all members pay an annual subscription fee to AHA for core subscription funded programs and the WPA Board is responsible for the direction of levies to fund special funded programs.

National Farm Biosecurity Reference Manual

‘The National Farm Biosecurity Reference Manual – Grazing Livestock Production is an important tool for meeting our shared responsibility for…

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Farm Biosecurity Resources

Farm biosecurity is a set of measures designed to protect a property from the entry and spread of pests, diseases and weeds...

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Expressions of Interest Extended- National Sheep Industries Biosecurity Strategy

WoolProducers Australia in conjunction with the Sheepmeat Council of Australia wish to advise that expressions of interest have opened for the…

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WoolPoll Review- more missed opportunities.

WoolProducers Australia feels that there are a number of missed opportunities in the recently released final report of the WoolPoll Review. The attached media release outlines WoolProducers key concerns

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WoolProducers recipient of traceability grant

WoolProducers Australia has been announced as one of sixteen recipients to receive a Traceability Grant from the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, to review current traceability systems used throughout the entire wool industry pipeline, identify gaps and weaknesses in traceability, and make recommendations to improve traceability systems for wool.

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