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About the course

In the event of foot-and-mouth disease being confirmed or strongly suspected anywhere in Australia, authorities will implement a national livestock standstill. 

This online module is designed to give an overview of what happens in the event of a livestock standstill. If a livestock standstill is announced, everyone must follow the rules. Penalties for breaching movement restrictions will apply.

What you’ll learn

  • What happens in a livestock standstill
  • How a national livestock standstill is announced
  • Purpose of a livestock standstill
  • Species affected by a foot-and-mouth disease livestock standstill
  • Information for dairy farmers
  • Penalties.

Course content

The course contains 1 module.


You will need to ‘Sign In’ to the Agriculture Victoria Learning Management System. If you are not already a member, then you will need to sign up and create a new account.

For help with the Agriculture Victoria Learning Management System please contact [email protected].

delivery method

Online Virtual training conducted entirely through digital platforms, allowing participants to learn remotely.

course provided by

Agriculture Victoria

Course Length

15 mins




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