Government commits to strengthen biosecurity

THE NATIONAL response to the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity (IGAB) report, Priorities for Australia’s biosecurity system, was released today confirming  all governments have to worked to build a national system to meet challenges and protect Australia’s farming future.

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The government has accepted all 42 recommendations to strengthen the nation’s biosecurity system over the next five to ten years.

ABARES have found that best practice national biosecurity systems can save the average farmer up to $17,500 per farm per year.

The government also released its national response to the i...