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African swine fever would cost $2bn: APL

The national economic impact from an African swine fever (ASF) incursion in Australia would has been estimated to be up to $2.03 billion1 for a larger, multi-point impact over five years. APL funded the ACIL Allen report titled, ‘Economic analysis of African swine fever incursion into Australia‘ that details the impacts of an ASF outbreak in Australia. APL CEO Margo Andrae said while there has been a significant increase in virus detection at our borders in recent months, it is crucial that …

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African swine fever forum

The NSW Farmers African Swine Fever Forum was held in Young, NSW, on Tuesday 22 October 2019. It was attended by 120 stakeholders interested in obtaining firsthand advice about the ASF virus and how it can be effectively managed. Local producer and Chair of the Pork Committee, Ean Pollard opened the proceedings and welcomed visitors for the day. Another local producer – Edwina Beveridge from Blantyre Farms – gave an overview of their biosecurity plan, the improvements that they have made …

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Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019

AUSTRALIAN PORK LIMITED Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019  Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Australian Pork Limited (ABN 83 092 783 278) (APL or the Company) will be held on Thursday 14 November 2019 commencing at 1.00pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time) at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel (Exhibition Room), Corner Exhibition and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000. The business of the AGM will include: receiving and considering the financial statements of the company, together with the reports of …

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African swine fever resources

Resources to assist with biosecurity preparedness and understanding as the threat of African Swine fever increases now have their own page on this website. Visit the African swine fever page If you see any unusual symptoms in pigs, contact your vet immediately or phone the Emergency Animal Disease Hotline at 1800 675 888. Alternatively, contact PorkSafe on 1800 084 499 Dr Lechelle van Breda is APL’s ASF coordinator. If you have any questions or concerns about ASF, your biosecurity practices or any of …

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