Protecting threatened species: how to get the best bang for your buck
Almost 2000 Australian species are listed as threatened or endangered. How can the agencies tasked with protecting them do the best job they can with the resources they have?
Combatting Ebola through more than just outbreak response
Infectious diseases, such as Ebola, pose a great threat to health and biosecurity globally. Our scientist has some ideas on how to curb future outbreaks
The link between climate change and disease
A new report has been released outlining the link between climate change and disease. Our directors of Health and Biosecurity and the Australian Animal Health Laboratory talk us through what it means for us in Australia.
Top tips for making your water tank mozzie proof
New research revealed unsealed and damaged rainwater tanks could expose millions of Australians to the risk of mosquito-borne infectious diseases like dengue fever. So how can you keep your tank safe?
The pest is history! Put your knowledge to the test
Do you know your rabbits from your 'river rabbits'? What does lantana look like? Take our biocontrol quiz and put your pesty knowledge to the test!
Smut to the rescue
Our scientists are releasing a smut fungus. It's a new biocontrol for a weed called wandering trad, which is smothering our forests and clogging waterways.
New tool a dynamo in tracking infectious diseases
We've developed a new tool to better monitor and predict outbreaks of infectious diseases, like dengue and measles, in Australia.
The latest buzz about Zika-resistant mozzies
Working with the University of California San Diego (UCSD), we’ve engineered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the biggest transmitter of Zika, to be resistant to spreading this devastating virus.
Protecting Australia from African Swine Fever
While many of us have been relaxing over the summer holidays, our staff at AAHL have been testing seized pork products for African Swine Fever.
Clamping down on the mysterious Disease X
We're working with CEPI and The University of Queensland on “just in time” technologies to fight the next global pandemic.
Do you have farm animals as pets? Then you need to know about biosecurity
Do you keep pet pugs, chickens, or other farm animals as pets? We have some tips to make sure they don't become a biosecurity risk.