Skip to 0 minutes and 10 seconds The worst has happened. An infectious disease previously only found in animals has made its way to humans. It is spreading fast. And its impact is devastating. People and animals are rapidly infected and not responding to treatment. Roads are closed to prevent spread of the disease. But this affects food and medical supplies. For those who are well enough, what will they eat? For those that are infected, how will they be treated? The impact is felt by all. So what happens next? Learning about biosecurity can help us answer this question. Not only does biosecurity protect our plants, animals, and environment, it is essential for our economy and ensures continued global trade and market access.
Skip to 0 minutes and 57 seconds By taking this course, you will become more aware of the frameworks and activities that protect us from pests and diseases, from established issues, to new, unforeseen threats. Using real life case studies, you will explore the importance of biosecurity as everyone’s business, the potential impact of an outbreak, the role of government, industry, and community in biosecurity. Australia leads the world in understanding the need for protection from pests and diseases, and providing ways for the world to achieve this. At Murdoch University, we have hands-on experience in working with pests and diseases of biosecurity importance. We work closely with government departments, industry partners, and the community to innovate for a new biosecurity problems. Join us.
Skip to 1 minute and 48 seconds Learn from those at the forefront of global biosecurity about protecting our world. Trailer footage is (c) Getty Images