A submission by the Invasive Species Council to the Senate inquiry into the Biosecurity Bill 2014 and endorsed by 27 other environmental groups.
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.
As a replacement for the century-old Quarantine Act 1908, the Biosecurity Bill 2012 represents a rare opportunity to bolster Australia’s capacity to protect the environment
Greetings to all. This is the Invasive Species Council’s first foray into the blogosphere. We hope to make it essential reading for all of you