Currently based in Longreach, Rachael is available to all producers across Queensland.
She works with the livestock industry to boost the supply chain’s capability and capacity in animal welfare, biosecurity, emergency animal disease responses and disease surveillance.
Rachael comes from a biosecurity background having worked for Biosecurity Queensland for six years in North Queensland, based in Townsville and Cloncurry.
LBN as a company ceased its operations effective 30 June 2018.
From An Announcement From Our CEO prior to the closure:
I’m pleased to report that while the livestock industry bodies search for a long-term, sustainable model for extension services, Animal Health Australia will be delivering some biosecurity extension services, complementing the existing AHA Farm Biosecurity Program. Current LBN staff will be delivering these services, so I would encourage you to keep in touch with your relevant Biosecurity and Extension Manager. The managers can be contacted via:
- Jess Rummery (Northern Australia): 0499 077 213
- Rachael O’Brien (Queensland): 0418 722 461