Biosecurity

The Maroondah Phylloxera Infested Zone (PIZ) proposed boundary extension: Agriculture Victoria

In response to new phylloxera detections in the Yarra Valley Geographic Indicator, the current position of the Maroondah PIZ boundary will be extended. In accordance with the National Phylloxera Management Protocols, a 5 km buffer zone has been established around the new detection, which has incorporated additional properties in the […]

Seedy Sales: The costly risk of buying overseas plants and seeds online. 

Biosecurity is everybody’s responsibility, including Australian gardeners and online plant and seed enthusiasts. Lisa Passmore, EO of the Nursery and Garden Industry WA reports on a recent webinar. The Department for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) webinar featured a panel of industry experts on the risks of buying or importing […]

Decade of Biosecurity Implementation Plan underway for 2023 launch

Consultation for the Decade of Biosecurity’s Implementation Plan 2023-2026 has closed. Key stakeholders across biosecurity sectors co-designed the plan in state-based and national workshops. The plan will bring to life the Decade of Biosecurity – a partnership between industry, business, community, and government to elevate the importance of biosecurity and […]