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Biosecurity levy adjusted but questions remain

THE Federal Government has announced changes to its controversial Biosecurity Protection Levy, which will see producers contributing around $50 million a year to total biosecurity funding from July.  

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 Peak farming bodies want more information on adjustments to the controversial biosecurity levy. Photo: Ben White.

Peak farming bodies want more information on adjustments to the controversial biosecurity levy. Photo: Ben White.

Minister for agriculture, Murray Watt, announced at senate estimates this week the government is changing the way the levy is calculated to "make it fairer and more transparent."  Under the proposed...

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

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