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Webinar #4 - Industry update on FMD and LSD

Wednesday, 5 October 2022 : 6:00 pm

Location: Online

FMD & LSD Trade Update

Above: the speakers to present at the next webinar.

The fourth instalment of the industry webinar series providing updates on foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and lumpy skin disease (LSD) will be held on Wednesday 5 October between 6–7pm (AEDT).

This webinar will provide more information on:

  • the expected trade and market response from a potential FMD or LSD outbreak
  • the plans in place to mitigate the impacts
  • lessons learned from overseas.

These updates will be provided by the following speakers:

  • John McKillop – Independent Chair, Red Meat Advisory Council
  • Fiona Simson – President, National Farmers’ Federation
  • Charles McElhone – General Manager, Trade and Industry Strategy, Dairy Australia
  • Tim Ryan – Manager, Global Trade Development, Meat & Livestock Australia
  • Nicola Hinder PSM – First Assistant Secretary, Exports and Veterinary Services Division, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)
  • Dr Chris Parker – First Assistant Secretary and National Animal Disease Preparedness Coordinator, DAFF.

A Q&A session will also be held at the end of the webinar to answer any questions from attendees.


Published: 21 September 2022

Event Type:


Industry Development:

Biosecurity Emergency Animal Disease