A suite of exotic pests have been detected in Australia recently, emphasising that we are under increasing pressure from biosecurity threats.
We’ve been using biocontrol to weed out some of Australia’s worst plant pests, including the widespread Crofton weed on Lord Howe Island.
We have conducted the first analysis of invasive species threat to global crop production on a country-by-country basis.
We’re field testing a new malaria breath test to help the global fight against malaria, which killed more than half a million people in 2013 alone.
Our researchers at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) have worked together with Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars to share research insights that will help protect Australia’s livestock
Our Australian Animal Health Laboratory in Victoria is home to a collection of historic artworks that encapsulate the great minds that walked our halls.
We’re free of some of the world’s worst livestock diseases. The manifesto that upholds this protection has just been heralded with a prestigious biosecurity award.
For the first time our researchers have uncovered a unique ability in bats which allows them to carry but remain unaffected by lethal diseases – a finding that could one day protect humans.
Though not directly involved in Zika prevention, we have the technology and expertise to contribute to Zika control.