New livestock biosecurity officer

Simone (Min) Andrews is the newest edition to the Livestock Biosecurity team in Katherine. You may know Min from her role as a Biosecurity Officer in the Kununurra/Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Min has spent the majority of her life in the Kimberley region and has more than 20 years’ experience in the Northern Beef Industry. Her experience and interest in this industry began when she started working in stock camps at a young age on Auvergne station and Newry Station. In 2009, Simone graduated with a Bachelor of Agribusiness from the University of New England. Over the years, Min followed her passion into a number of roles including managing the Charles Darwin University Katherine Campus Brahman stud, Technical Officer at Victoria River Research Station and for last four and a half years as a Biosecurity Officer for Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development in Kununurra Western Australia. As a Biosecurity officer in Kununurra Simone has acquired extensive knowledge in disease surveillance, protocols for cattle travelling across the Western Australia and Northern Territory border and livestock inspections.

Min looks forward to learning new tasks and expanding her knowledge in the beef industry.

Above: Simone (Min) Andrews

Last updated: 07 August 2019