Assessing the biosecurity risk of ticks and their pathogens in the cattle industry in Western Australia .
The overarching purpose of this study is to establish the preparedness and knowledge gaps of the WA cattle industry regarding the presence and spread of ticks and tick-borne diseases affecting cattle using innovative technology. This study will be achieved by a multidisciplinary approach bringing together a highly experienced team of veterinarians, epidemiologists, molecular biologists, parasitologists, microbiologists, industry partners, and large project management.
This innovative biosecurity pilot project is WA-focused using local experts with global expertise to:
Senior Lecturer - Anatomy
Senior Lecturer in Production Animal Medicine and Epidemiology
Senior Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer in Veterinary and Public Health
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science
Research Scientist at Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development