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Media statement: Japan reopens market access for live cattle from Australiahttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/japan-reopens-market-live-cattle-from-australia.aspxMedia statement: Japan reopens market access for live cattle from Australia25/08/2016 14:00:00Japanese authorities have today announced the reopening of the $14.6 million trade in feeder and breeder cattle from Australia, following agreement on improved export certification processes for all consignments.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269;L0|#0a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269|Live animal exports
Report reveals economic importance of Great Artesian Basinhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/report-economic-importance-great-artesian-basin.aspxReport reveals economic importance of Great Artesian Basin21/08/2016 14:00:00​The Australian Government has today released a report examining the significant economic value generated by Great Artesian Basin (GAB) water resources.GP0|#3cda423a-4cb0-4e2a-a1ae-8f2168f1dd84;L0|#03cda423a-4cb0-4e2a-a1ae-8f2168f1dd84|Water;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c
Biosecurity actions in Adelaide this weekendhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Biosecurity-actions-in-Adelaide-this-weekend.aspxBiosecurity actions in Adelaide this weekend18/08/2016 14:00:00The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is fumigating a large warehouse in Adelaide from today until 21 August, following its initial postponement due to severe weather conditionsGP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection
Biosecurity fumigation postponed due to severe weatherhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/biosecurity-fumigation.aspxBiosecurity fumigation postponed due to severe weather22/07/2016 14:00:00Planned fumigation of a warehouse at Dudley Park, Adelaide, has been cancelled for this weekend due to severe weather.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection
Media statement: Detection of second Asian honey bee nest and varroa mite in Queenslandhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Media-statement--Detection-of-second-Asian-honey-bee-nest-and-varroa-mite-in-Queensland.aspxMedia statement: Detection of second Asian honey bee nest and varroa mite in Queensland21/07/2016 14:00:00The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is aware that the presence of varroa mite (Varroa jacobsoni) has been confirmed in a second Asian honey bee nest discovered near Townsville.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection
Essential biosecurity actions in Adelaidehttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Essential-biosecurity-actions-in-Adelaide.aspxEssential biosecurity actions in Adelaide19/07/2016 14:00:00The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is fumigating a large warehouse in Adelaide on the 22 July weekend to ensure Australia’s strong biosecurity status is maintained.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection
Media statement: Temporary suspension of live exports to Japan - update, 15 July 2016http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/temporary-suspension-live-exports-japan-15-july.aspxMedia statement: Temporary suspension of live exports to Japan - update, 15 July 201614/07/2016 14:00:00The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is continuing investigations into the export of a consignment of 300 cattle to Japan following the temporary suspension of all cattle exported from Australia.GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#aa211dba-7956-4e2c-b3aa-eef89c07c208;L0|#0aa211dba-7956-4e2c-b3aa-eef89c07c208|Trade;GP0|#a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269;L0|#0a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269|Live animal exports
Media statement: Allegations of animal cruelty in Vietnam - update, 15 July 2016http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/allegations-animal-cruelty-vietnam-15-july-16.aspxMedia statement: Allegations of animal cruelty in Vietnam - update, 15 July 201614/07/2016 14:00:00The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is conducting an ongoing investigation into serious allegations of animal cruelty in Vietnam.GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269;L0|#0a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269|Live animal exports
Media statement: Detection of Asian honey bees and varroa mite in Townsville - update, 15 July 2016http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/detection-asian-honey-bees-townsville-15-july-16.aspxMedia statement: Detection of Asian honey bees and varroa mite in Townsville - update, 15 July 201614/07/2016 14:00:00Since the detection of five Varroa jacobsoni mites in a single hive of Asian honey bees near Townsville port on 27 June, no further varroa mites or Asian honey bees have been detected.GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269;L0|#0a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269|Live animal exports
Media statement: Detection of Asian honey bees and varroa mite in Townsville—update, 8 July 2016http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/detection-asian-honey-bees-townsville.aspxMedia statement: Detection of Asian honey bees and varroa mite in Townsville—update, 8 July 201607/07/2016 14:00:00The species of varroa mite found in a single hive of Asian honey bees near the Townsville port has been identified as Varroa jacobsoni through molecular and morphological testing.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection

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