Global Tag: federal Biosecurity Bill

Biosecurity Bill, take two: little has changed

The reintroduction of the federal Biosecurity Bill by the Abbott Government in November feels a lot like ground hog day. Apart from some minor technical improvements it is almost a replica of the one introduced by the former Labor Government back in 2012.

Read More »
port ship & containers

Free trade vs biosecurity

International trade contributes to “a prosperous, sustainable Australia providing opportunity for all”, says the Australian Government’s trade policy.[1] Undoubtedly so. But international trade also provides

Read More »