Tougher penalties for bio breaches

INTERNATIONAL travellers failing to declare plant and animal matter they bring into Australia will face fines, possible criminal prosecution and/or court proceedings as a new attitude to enforcement is adopted in the Department of Agriculture.

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The penalties have increased for breaking Australia's biosecurity laws.

Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud said his office would also work with the office of Minister for Immigration David Coleman's to explore ways to refuse entry to any traveller who is pinged a