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Biosecurity Advisory 4/2019: Tasmania’s final draft of the Biosecurity Bill 2019 is now closed for public comment.

Thefinal draft of Tasmania’s Biosecurity Bill 2019 is now closed for publiccomment. 

The draft Biosecurity Bill provides asimpler and more effective legal framework for the management of disease, weedsand vermin, imports of plant and animal products, and biosecurityemergencies. 

 

The new draft Bill will facilitate thesharing of responsibility between Government, industry and the community forbiosecurity management. It will retain many of the elements of Tasmania’sexisting biosecurity system, but in a modernised and consolidated form.

 

A draft of the Bill has been providedto key stakeholders and has been published on DPIPWE’s website.

 
Categories: Wildlife; Timber imports; Seeds; Policy andLegislation; Plant pests; Plant diseases; Pasture; Natural environment; Marinepests; Livestock; Invasive Species; Horticulture; Gene technology; Freshwaterpests; Cropping;

 

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