Since June 2021, the Registry has been receiving reports of mass mortalities in various frog species spanning across all of Australia, but most prominently QLD, NSW, and VIC. We’ve been working with the amazing team at the Australian Museum to get a handle on how big this event is and as of November 2021 we […]Read More
The Australian Registry of Wildlife Health improves Australia's ability to detect and diagnose endemic, emerging and exotic diseases of wildlife that could have negative impacts on Australia's trade/economy, biodiversity, tourism and human health. To report a notifiable wildlife disease or mass mortality event please call the Emergency Animal Disease Watch Hotline on 1800 675 888 or if you suspect that the event may be the result of pollution or intoxication please call the Environment Line on 131 555. If the event is suitable for the Registry’s involvement we will be contacted via the relevant agencies to investigate.
Lorikeet paralysis syndrome is a seasonal syndrome which has been occurring in eastern Australia for a number of years. This summer there has been a particularly high number of cases in northern NSW and southern Qld. The syndrome primarily affects rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus) but has also been reported in scaly-breasted lorikeets (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus). Affected […]Read More
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