Federal budget 2021: $371 million biosecurity boost a win for agriculture

May 4th, 2021

Weekly Times Now, Other, 03/05/2021, Natalie Kotsios
Australia’s biosecurity system is getting hefty federal budget boost. Picture: Matt Loxton Australia’s biosecurity system will get a $371 million cash boost in next week’s federal budget, in a bid to protect agriculture from overseas pests and disease. […] A CSIRO report released last November found Australia’s biosecurity system needed to be enhanced if it was to protect against the growing risk of pest and disease incursions, which had been particularly highlighted by the 2019-20 bushfire season and COVID-19 pandemic.

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