Government to Protect Pork Industry in the Case of Swine Outbreak


By Isobella Evans, NBN News (AU)

September 3, 2021


The state’s pork producers will now be better protected, should African Swine Fever ever pose a threat to Australia.


The New South Wales Government is working with the industry to improve biosecurity at pig farms in the case of an outbreak.


Under the initiative farmers would receive a number of tools, including hygiene and recording materials.


“Essentially, we’re looking at creating biosecurity zones around all commercial piggeries in NSW if we have an outbreak...