You are invited to have your say about pregnancy testing of cattle by laypersons and ovarian ultrasound scanning by lay research technicians.

Key issues raised in this Regulatory Impact Statement include whether changes authorising lay persons to conduct these procedures would:

●        support the agricultural sector’s viability in an increasingly competitive international and domestic market;

●        support the integrity of cattle pregnancy testing and scientific research results;

●        be administered in a way that supports positive animal welfare outcomes;

●        be achieved in a way that imposes the lowest possible regulatory burden.

We have prepared a short survey to help us understand your views. It should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.

The information you provide about yourself will be used to help analyse responses to this survey. Information, particularly about your general location, is important to our analysis. Your responses may be used to record issues of importance that you identify. If you choose to provide contact details at the end of this survey, staff from Biosecurity Queensland may contact you to discuss the issues you have raised. The Department will not use the personal information you provide for any other purpose. It will not be disclosed to any other party unless authorised or required by law.

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* 1. Are you responding as an individual or in another capacity?