Release of new Antimicrobial Resistance website for Antibiotic Awareness Week

Antibiotics are not commonly used in Northern Territory livestock, but globally this is an enormous one-health issue that is emerging.  Our current lifestyle depends on the continued successful use of antibiotics and all users are urged to consider responsible antibiotic use to limit the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).  The Australian Chief Medical and Veterinary Officers have issued a joint statement (235.9 kb) on AMR and developed a website (www.amr.gov.au) that contains general advice for all stakeholders.

Last updated: 18 December 2017