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.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Committee, Council, Board, Forum
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National Biosecurity Committee (NBC)