Werribee Animal Health Facility (WAHF)

Quarantine approved animal accommodation.


Dr. Mark Ford

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Post author: Sally Corinaldi. Last update: 12/08/2016 at 10:44 am by Sally Corinaldi.


The Werribee Animal Health Facility (WAHF), comprises almost 20 acres of grazing areas, stock yards and animal room accommodation for medium to large animal species requiring QC1 to QC2 levels of microbiological containment. The Facility complies with the requirements of Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) Quarantine Approved Premises, Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR, Department of Health) and the Australian Standard 2243.3.



Expertise in development of animal infection models for vaccine research, the study of pathogens endemic to Australia and the development of production characteristics requiring containment.


Managed by CSIRO. Interested collaborators should contact Dr Mark Ford on tel:+61352275778

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Werribee Animal Health Facility (WAHF)

CSIRO, . Level 1, 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, Victoria, Australia.

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Type: Commercial research services provider, Core facility in a research organisation, Research center
Discipline areas: Biological Science
Precinct: Central
Affiliations: Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL), CSIRO
Accreditation: AQIS, OGTR
Biological Science categories: Animal models, Animal services, Bioresources, Ferret, Fish, Housing, Mouse, Necroscopy, Rat, Transgenic and Knock-out production

Tags: biocontainment, QC1, QC2, quarantine