National Biosecurity Communication and Engagement Network

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The National Biosecurity Communication and Engagement Network (NBCEN) produces nationally consistent public information in response to pest and disease outbreaks and animal welfare incidents. The network consists of communication officers from the Commonwealth, state and territory agencies responsible for biosecurity and agricultural health organisations. The NBCEN's role has expanded from its original focus on emergency animal diseases to include plant, aquatic animal and marine pest and disease responses. As well as working together in response to incidents, the NBCEN addresses national biosecurity preparedness issues. 16 core members, plus other members as necessary during a biosecurity incident.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non-statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Biosecurity Committee (NBC)

  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Creation Date

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