OJD Policy 2013-18

The National OJD Management Plan 2013 - 2018 came into effect on July 1, 2013. Following extensive consultation with producers and industry, the plan takes a risk management approach and features a new Sheep Health Statement to assist buyers. More details here

Ask for A SHS

When buying and selling sheep be sure to use a Sheep Health Statement (SHS). The SHS is the most important disease risk management tool that buyers can use. It has been designed for adoption nation-wide and includes recognition of OJD vaccination and testing results.

Regional Biosecurity Plans (RBPs)

RBP Areas are voluntary groups of producers working together to prevent the incursion of any number of endemic sheep diseases into an area, in this case OJD. More details here.