Resources to help you talk about foot-and-mouth disease
Agriculture Victoria supports and encourages industry bodies, agencies, councils and businesses and the public to better understand their biosecurity responsibilities and promote important messaging to help protect Victoria from emergency animal diseases, like foot-and-mouth disease.
Stakeholder engagement communication pack
Access all emergency animal disease resources on this page, including fact sheets, presentations, social media copy, web page banners and newsletter copy, to help you talk about disease, biosecurity and preparedness on your channels or at your events.
The foot-and-mouth disease Industry Communications PowerPoint presentation pack covers foot-and-mouth disease primary key messaging, suggested social media copy and image assets for Facebook and Twitter, website banners and a newsletter article.
Agriculture Industry - Communications Pack (PDF - 1.5 MB)
Social media images and tiles
These high-res social media images and tiles are listed in the communications packs above.
Use these images and image descriptions in your own social media channels.
To download the full image, click on the thumbnail in the page. It will take you to the image in your browser. Download using right click.
Image description: Cow looks at camera. Green background with text, Agriculture Victoria logo and agriculture.vic.gov.au/events web address. Text reads: Learn how to protect your farm from biosecurity threats.
Emergency animal disease hotline
Image description: Green background with text and a red and white stamp with the Emergency Animal Disease phone number. Text reads: Who do you call when you suspect an emergency animal disease? Emergency Animal Disease Hotline 1800 675 888
Everyone has a role to play
Image description: Green tiles with the following text and the Agriculture Victoria logo. Text reads: Everyone has a role to play in biosecurity. Don't feed pigs meat or food containing or that has touched meat. Avoid interacting with livestock or visiting a farm for 7 days after return from overseas. Wash clothes and boots before and after visiting farms or interacting with livestock. Don't bring/mail any meat into Australia without a permit. Talk to your vet if your animals or livestock are sick. If you have livestock, keep your PIC and biosecurity plan up to date.
It's time to update our Property Identification Code (PIC)
Image description: Images shows back of man standing in dry paddock wearing red shirt, jeans and hat. To his left is a ute full of hay bales. To his right a black cow in the distance moves towards him.
Do you know your traceability requirements for livestock?
Image description: Image shows black cow looking at camera standing in paddock. Text reads: Do you know your traceability requirements for livestock?
Tips for good on-farm biosecurity practices
Image description: Green tiles with the following text and the Agriculture Victoria logo. Text reads: Tips for good on-farm biosecurity practices: Have a biosecurity plan in place and review regularly; Keep your PIC details up to date; Maintain good records of people, livestock and vehicle movements; Follow best hygiene practices including clean shoes and clothes; Talk to your vet if your animals are sick.
These high-res foot-and-mouth disease website banners can be used to link from your website to agriculture.vic.gov.au/fmd
Image description: Image description: Green banner with Agriculture Victoria logo. Text reads: Visit agriculture.vic.gov.au/fmd for information on foot-and-mouth disease.
Image description: Image description: Green square with Agriculture Victoria logo. Text reads: Visit agriculture.vic.gov.au/fmd for information on foot-and-mouth disease.
Factsheets and printable resources
The Biosecurity for Service Providers factsheet is tailored to contractors, council workers, tradespeople, real estate agents, and anyone who works on a farm.
It provides advice on biosecurity practices they should be following during their visit.
You can download it to your browser here as a Word or PDF document file: