New Livestock Biosecurity Network staff member for Northern Australia

Figure 4 Other steers from the same group were in excellent condition.Jess Rummery has joined the Livestock Biosecurity Network (LBN) as Manager – Biosecurity and Extension for Northern Australia. She joins LBN fresh from a role within the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, which predominantly focused on live exports. Jess brings a great deal of experience to LBN, adding her professional experience to her qualifications in animal science, public administration and national biosecurity policy.

The new LBN coordinated role aims to support producers across the Territory and the rest of northern Australia. One of Jess’ first responsibilities was to deliver biosecurity planning workshops to producers in Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine and Darwin throughout September.

Jess is based in Darwin, and is available to speak to producers and provide information on Biosecurity Planning and the Livestock Producers Assurance (LPA) program.Jess can be contacted on M: 0499 077 213, E:jrummery@lbn.org.au

Last updated: 18 December 2017