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ARB Meeting 2: Senate Disease Control Report Welcomed
The ARB "welcomed the report of the Senate Rural Affairs & Transport References Committee which was published last Friday". The Emergency Animal Disease Response Agreement "is an agreement between Animal Health Australia, the Australian Government, all State & Territory governments & (currently) 10 livestock industry signatories on how to manage the cost & responsibility for an emergency response to an animal disease outbreak". The ARB "having been involved in all of the discussions that have taken place over the past decade about the horse industry becoming a party to the EADRA, has given its support to a levy proposal that has been developed this year under the supervision of Animal Health Australia."