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There is a range of free resources providing information and guidance on Hendra virus related issues.


Horse businesses and owners

Businesses that dispose of horse carcases

General information

  • Contact Workplace Health and Safety Queensland on 1300 362 128 about protecting against and managing Hendra virus risks in the workplace.
  • Contact Biosecurity Queensland on 13 25 23 for information on Hendra virus and animal health or biosecurity.
  • Contact Queensland Health on 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84) for information about Hendra virus and human health. Seek advice from a general practitioner, local hospital emergency department or local public health unit if you have concerns about possible exposure to Hendra virus.
  • Contact Department of Environment and Science on 1300 130 372 for information on flying foxes, and horse carcase transport and disposal.