Biosecurity

Agriculture Victoria and RSPCA deep dive into biosecurity

AGRICULTURE Victoria’s new podcast season ‘Biosecurity basics’ takes a deep dive into the fundamentals of biosecurity, including practical things that can be done to protect animals and the environment…Read More

Sheep Central, April 10, 2024

Biosecurity aspects of importing used machinery highlighted

FARMERS intending to bring secondhand machinery into Victoria have been alerted to the crop, pasture and livestock biosecurity aspects of bringing equipment into the state…Read More

Sheep Central, April 5, 2024

Biosecurity levy on farmers a ‘free kick’ for importers – NFF

LABOR’S current biosecurity protection levy proposal would give food importers a “free kick” against Australian agriculture, National Farmers Federation president David Jochinke said today…Read More

Terry Sim, March 25, 2024

Will Watt’s biosecurity levy bill be red-anted by The Greens?

THE Federal Government’s proposed biosecurity protection levy bill has passed through the House of Representatives despite meeting opposition from The Greens and some independent members this week, with a final vote expected in the Senate next week…Read More

Terry Sim, March 22, 2024

Ag groups fire up over biosecurity levy legislation move

AUSTRALIA’S livestock industries have reacted angrily to the Albanese Government’s persistence with biosecurity levy legislation today, despite broad industry disapproval…Read More

Sheep Central, February 28, 2024

NFF lauds critical analysis of new biosecurity levy model

AUSTRALIA’S peak farmer body has seized on new criticism of the Federal Government’s revised biosecurity protection levy model as validating farmers’ concerns…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2024

Anthrax found on second Shepparton cattle property

AGRICULTURE Victoria officials have detected anthrax detected at a second property in the Shepparton area…Read More

Sheep Central, February 19, 2024

Wool growers and others maintain rage on biosecurity levy

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia and other farmer bodies remain opposed to the Federal Government’s proposed biosecurity protection levy despite the release of details on a new model yesterday…Read More

Sheep Central, February 14, 2024

Ag commodity contributions cut in new biosecurity levy model

AGRICULTURAL commodity contributions to a proposed biosecurity protection levy have been cut by more than 30 percent under a new model announced by the Minister for Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry Murray Watt today…Read More

Sheep Central, February 13, 2024

Five cattle dead after anthrax outbreak in Victoria

FIVE beef cattle have died on a property near Shepparton in northern Victoria now quarantined by Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, February 12, 2024

UK and European farmers hit by new bluetongue virus strain

UNITED Kingdom and European cattle and sheep have been hit by a new strain of bluetongue virus for which there is no vaccine…Read More

Sheep Central, January 25, 2024

Sheep and wool bodies among 50 groups fighting biosecurity tax

THE FEDERAL Government has received a joint letter from 50 Australian agricultural producer representative groups voicing strong opposition to the proposed 10 percent biosecurity tax due to be introduced July 1 this year…Read More

Sheep Central, January 17, 2024

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