Biosecurity protection: levy or tax?

GRAIN Producers Australia (GPA) is pushing for the Federal Government to urgently revisit its proposed 10 per cent Biosecurity Protection Levy following the release of a new Productivity Commission report, which supports the views of producers - that it is not a levy at all.

Biosecurity protection: levy or tax? Biosecurity protection: levy or tax? Biosecurity protection: levy or tax? Biosecurity protection: levy or tax? Biosecurity protection: levy or tax?

The Productivity Commission has shone a light on a proposed biosecurity levy. Photo: Mark Saunders.

GPA chair, Barry Large, said the new analysis "has clearly belled the cat on the government's deeply flawed policy proposal and called it for what it really is - another tax on all Australian

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