Global Tag: import risk assessment

Imported roses and their many petals provide great hiding spots for invasive pests.

The ugly side of flowers

Just before Mother’s Day every year millions of flowers from across the world flood in to Australia. It is one of the most dangerous days on our calendar.

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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

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