Resources: foot-and-mouth and lumpy skin diseases

Page last updated: Thursday, 8 December 2022 - 11:29am

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

This page features the latest digital resources to identify, report and manage risks associated with the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and lumpy skin disease (LSD).

Learn more about FMD and LSD and how you can do your part to protect susceptible cloven-hoofed livestock (cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, deer, buffalo, alpacas and camels) in Australia.

  • Identify, report and manage FMD and LSD risks
  • Join the DPIRD industry updates mailing list
  • Hear from our disease experts in the latest industry webinar
  • When travelling and mailing goods do your part to keep Australia safe
  • See the WA Government’s latest public awareness campaign.

Register to receive updates

Email updates are being sent to livestock stakeholders in WA. If you would like to receive these, please register here.

Access previously published FMD and LSD updates below:

Industry webinar recording 

Listen to our leading experts, DPIRD FMD Preparedness Coordinator Dr Bruce Mullan and DPIRD Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Michelle Rodan, share key information via our comprehensive FMD and LSD preparedness webinar.

Advice when travelling and mailing goods

If you are travelling for work or leisure, please do your part to keep Western Australia free from FMD and LSD which could have devastating consequences for our primary industries. 

More information

Read more information about FMD and LSD on the website and view the latest public awareness advertising campaign.