AGRIBUSINESS

Farms groups unite against biosecurity "tax"

AUSTRALIAN farm groups have united in strong opposition of the proposed 10 per cent biosecurity levy, sending a joint letter to the Prime Minister calling for its immediate and urgent reversal.

Staff Writer
 Farm groups have united in a push to scrap the proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy, which is due to be implemented by July. Picture Mark Saunders.

Farm groups have united in a push to scrap the proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy, which is due to be implemented by July. Picture Mark Saunders.

The 50 groups, representing producers across the grains, livestock, horticulture, dairy, forestry and seafood sectors, are urging the Federal Government to scrap the levy, which is due to be implement...

Start a free trial to continue reading this article

Already have an account?

Subscribe now

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

editions

Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at a range of Australian-made grouper bins which can make a big difference when it comes to input logistics on the farm.

editions

Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

editions

Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

editions

Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.