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New Plan To Protect Animals In Emergencies

October 20, 2016
Local Laws

vic_logo_blueThe Andrews Labor Government today launched a new Emergency Animal Welfare Plan to protect animals during natural disasters.

Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford launched the Plan with Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley and Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Charles Milne at the State Control Centre in Melbourne ahead of the upcoming fire season.

Developed in line with Victoria’s emergency framework, the new updated plan outlines how the community and emergency services can work together to better manage animal welfare before, during and immediately after emergencies such as fires, floods and extreme weather events.

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