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Shipment bugged by stinky stowaways no match for biosecurity officershttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/stinky-stowaways.aspxShipment bugged by stinky stowaways no match for biosecurity officers22/05/2017 14:00:00Biosecurity officers have detected six brown marmorated stink bugs, an exotic pest that could severely damage Australian horticultural crops, in a consignment of timber from the USA that arrived in Port Adelaide earlier this month.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;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports;GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals
Airport biosecurity concerns spike on the Gold Coasthttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/airport-biosecurity-concerns.aspxAirport biosecurity concerns spike on the Gold Coast22/05/2017 14:00:00Australia’s biosecurity officers seized more than 6,760 items of biosecurity concern from the Gold Coast Airport in 2016, up 15 per cent from 2015. GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection;GP0|#45661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2;L0|#045661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2|Airports;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness
Australia leads international efforts to protect vital domestic industries from deadly plant pesthttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/aus-leads-international-efforts-protect-domestic-industries-plant-pest.aspxAustralia leads international efforts to protect vital domestic industries from deadly plant pest15/05/2017 14:00:00Experts from across the globe will come together on 17–19 May to share knowledge and strengthen Australia’s defences against one of the world’s most devastating plant pests, Xylella fastidiosa.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#27340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a;L0|#027340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a|Plants
Review of import conditions for prawns and prawn productshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/review-prawn-prawn-products.aspxReview of import conditions for prawns and prawn products15/05/2017 14:00:00The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is undertaking a review of the import conditions for prawns and prawn products for human consumption.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
A reminder of the importance of Australia’s biosecurity import conditionshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/importance-of-biosecurity-import-conditions.aspxA reminder of the importance of Australia’s biosecurity import conditions11/05/2017 14:00:00The recent media coverage of the destruction of herbaria specimens being imported by the Queensland Herbarium serves as a timely reminder of the importance of Australia’s biosecurity requirements.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;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports;GP0|#27340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a;L0|#027340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a|Plants
Travelling from SE Asia? Check your closed toad shoes!http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/travelling-se-asia-check-closed-toad-shoes.aspxTravelling from SE Asia? Check your closed toad shoes!10/05/2017 14:00:00Most travellers come to Australia with a spring in their step, but a recent arrival at Cairns Airport has taken that expression to a whole new level!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
Getting to the core of airport biosecurityhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/airport-biosecurity.aspxGetting to the core of airport biosecurity02/05/2017 14:00:00Australia’s biosecurity officers seized more than 273,000 items of biosecurity concern at Australia’s international airports in 2016, up by more than 6 per cent from 2015.GP0|#10030c3a-133e-4667-b9eb-4cfc1eab0379;L0|#010030c3a-133e-4667-b9eb-4cfc1eab0379|Agriculture;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#45661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2;L0|#045661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2|Airports;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection;GP0|#f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852;L0|#0f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852|Food;GP0|#27340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a;L0|#027340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a|Plants;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Turkish delight as crocs take flighthttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/turkish-delight.aspxTurkish delight as crocs take flight30/04/2017 14:00:00Two 50–year–old Australian saltwater crocodiles have successfully been exported to an aquarium and underwater zoo in Turkey, thanks to the efforts of our staff to meet the importing country requirements.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GP0|#4d8d5115-1ec6-4504-9c21-6c4bb3fdd952;L0|#04d8d5115-1ec6-4504-9c21-6c4bb3fdd952|Exports;GP0|#cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437;L0|#0cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437|Fisheries;GP0|#8f001fc5-b3c0-4052-83b9-ec515fa095fe;L0|#08f001fc5-b3c0-4052-83b9-ec515fa095fe|Marine;GP0|#a98274c3-5d34-4ca7-bf9d-8b6aa05f4ee6;L0|#0a98274c3-5d34-4ca7-bf9d-8b6aa05f4ee6|Zoo
Department’s action on imported prawns - update April 2017http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/dept-action-white-spot-april.aspxDepartment’s action on imported prawns - update April 201719/04/2017 14:00:00The department continues to take appropriate steps to support Queensland in managing the current outbreak of white spot disease. 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;GP0|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437;L0|#0cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437|Fisheries;GP0|#8f001fc5-b3c0-4052-83b9-ec515fa095fe;L0|#08f001fc5-b3c0-4052-83b9-ec515fa095fe|Marine
Reciprocal recognition of food safety with USA of mutual benefit http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/reciprocal-recognition-food-safety-with-usa.aspxReciprocal recognition of food safety with USA of mutual benefit 17/04/2017 14:00:00Australian exporters are in a significantly stronger position as preferred suppliers of safe, high quality food to the United States of America (USA) after the signing of a bilateral Food Safety Recognition Agreement this month.GP0|#aa211dba-7956-4e2c-b3aa-eef89c07c208;L0|#0aa211dba-7956-4e2c-b3aa-eef89c07c208|Trade;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#4d8d5115-1ec6-4504-9c21-6c4bb3fdd952;L0|#04d8d5115-1ec6-4504-9c21-6c4bb3fdd952|Exports;GP0|#f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852;L0|#0f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852|Food

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