Hygiene Protocols for the Prevention and Control of Diseases (Particularly Beak and Feather Disease) in Australian Birds

Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006

14. Acknowledgments

Garry Cross drafted the Protocols with input from:

  • Officers of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, in particular Chris Young, Belinda Parkes, Emma Lowe and Michael Koppmann,
  • Susie Anderson (Secretary, Avicultural Society of Australia),
  • Doug Black (Veterinarian, Moama, VIC),
  • Nicolai Bonne (PhD Student, Murdoch University (Prof Shane Raidal)),
  • Chris Bunn (Manager Office of CVO, AFFA),
  • David Buckley (Manager, Avian Section, AFFA, Canberra),
  • Karen Dobson, President, Association of Avian Veterinarians, Australian Committee,
  • Bob Doneley (Veterinarian, Toowoomba, QLD),
  • Adrian Gallagher (Veterinarian, Brighton, QLD),
  • Stacey Gelis (Veterinarian, Coolum Beach, QLD),
  • Kathy Gibson (Senior Veterinary Officer Biosecurity Australia, DAFF, Canberra),
  • James Harris (Veterinarian, Sandy Bay, TAS),
  • Mark Holdsworth (Project Manager, Threatened Fauna and Coordinator Orange-bellied Parrot Recovery Program DPIWE Tasmania),
  • Peter Holz (Healesville Sanctuary),
  • Sandy Hume (Veterinarian, Canberra),
  • Ross Perry (Veterinarian, Sydney NSW),
  • David Phalen, (University of Sydney),
  • Philip Pogson (Facilitator, The Leading Partnership),
  • Michael Pyne (Veterinarian, Currumbin Sanctuary),
  • Shane Raidal, (Charles Sturt University),
  • David Schultz (Veterinarian, Adelaide Zoo),
  • Patrick Shearer (PhD Student, Murdoch University (Prof Shane Raidal)),
  • Derek Spielman (Veterinarian, Sydney NSW) ,
  • Michael Weston (Manager, Research and Conservation Department Birds Australia (Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union), and
  • Graham Wilson (Manager, NPWS Biodiversity Management Unit, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service).