Dung beetles with benefits
A new species of Moroccan beetle has just arrived in our lab. Their job? To improve pasture quality and reduce fly populations. We’re expecting big things from these little creatures.
They’re the bee’s knees: celebrating the insects who keep global ecosystems healthy
We're celebrating the bee on World Bee Day.
Canine ehrlichiosis: the new tick-borne dog disease in Australia
Canine ehrlichiosis, caused by Ehrlichia canis, is a tick-borne dog disease recently detected in parts of Australia. We're helping respond.
Our Australian biosecurity system needs a rethink for decade’s challenges
The Australian biosecurity system is facing more challenges than before, and time is running out. But our new report shows the solution.
How does Dr John Roberts save bees from Varroa mites?
How do we protect bees from getting sick? Dr John Roberts is helping save honey bees through his research into Varroa mites and the viruses they spread.
Lab-grown airway cells: breathing new life into respiratory disease research
Our lab-grown airway cells have huge potential to understand how respiratory diseases work. It can also reduce the need for animal testing.
Outbreak ready: working to prevent human and animal disease
Our scientists continue their important work safeguarding human and animal health from disease, while we strive for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Ashmore Reef: An island refuge of underwater wonders
Welcome to the Ashmore Reef Marine Park. This remote sanctuary is brimming with life, above and below the water. Each year around 100,000 seabirds breed here!
A cattle vaccine saves our steak in history
Vaccines are not just for human diseases. They also protect animals. Read how our work in the 1930s helped protect cattle from the devastating disease bovine pleuropneumonia.
Going viral: how a virus mutates between animals
Scientists are still trying to figure out the source of COVID-19. But if it did come from a bat, it may have gone through another animal and then to humans. We explain this process.
The wash-up on coronavirus and food
You can continue to eat fresh fruit, vegetables and salads. There is no evidence to suggest you can become infected from coronavirus from your food.