In order to improve the response to animal health emergencies, that the Department of Primary Industries prioritise the finalisation of Memoranda of Understanding with the four jurisdictions bordering New South Wales.
The Department has worked to identify up to 82 sites for the disposal of carcasses and has investigated alternative methods of disposal. However, the Committee notes the importance of communicating openly and often with the industry and the community in order to maintain public confidence in emergency disease planning.

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