The introduction of exotic animal, plant and aquatic pests or diseases could cause significant impact to the environment and industry.

Biosecurity protects the Northern Territory (NT) from serious damage by pests, diseases and weeds. 

Important industries in the NT such as cattle, seafood, horticulture and tourism are all vulnerable to biosecurity threats.

If you notice anything unusual, call one of the below hotlines to help protect the Territory.

  • Emergency Animal Disease Watch Hotline: 1800 675 888
  • Plant Pest Hotline: 1800 084 881
  • Fisheries Aquatic Biosecurity hotline: 0413 381 094

To read more about biosecurity go to the Department of Primary Industry and Resources or Northern Territory Wildwatch websites.