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Stellar biosecurity helping Australia live long and prosperhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/stellar-bio-helping-aus-live-long-prosper.aspxStellar biosecurity helping Australia live long and prosper07/08/2017 14:00:00Biosecurity officers in Sydney recently intercepted packets of galactic tomato seeds imported from Italy, which had previously been launched into space and returned to Earth in the Columbus space shuttle.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: White spot syndrome virus testing at retail outletshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/white-spot.aspxMedia statement: White spot syndrome virus testing at retail outlets01/08/2017 14:00:00​The department is aware of research conducted by the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) on white spot testing at retail outlets.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437;L0|#0cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437|Fisheries;GP0|#f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852;L0|#0f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852|Food;GP0|#8f001fc5-b3c0-4052-83b9-ec515fa095fe;L0|#08f001fc5-b3c0-4052-83b9-ec515fa095fe|Marine
Seriously biosecurity risks mite be nesting in your luggagehttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/mites-luggage.aspxSeriously biosecurity risks mite be nesting in your luggage27/07/2017 14:00:00Returning Australians are being reminded of the need to follow our strict biosecurity laws, after an Australian resident returning from the United States had three robin nests seized.GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness;GP0|#45661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2;L0|#045661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2|Airports;GP0|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#c585af8d-c74f-468e-9216-b08c59fbd754;L0|#0c585af8d-c74f-468e-9216-b08c59fbd754|Prosecution;GP0|#27340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a;L0|#027340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a|Plants
New committee to review Australian Standards for the Export of Livestockhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/new-committee-review-aus-standards-export-livestock-.aspxNew committee to review Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock26/07/2017 14:00:00​​The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is establishing a technical advisory committee to conduct a review of Australia’s Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) and is seeking suitable applications for membership.GP0|#a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269;L0|#0a50623f9-9fb1-460a-8284-4027d32a2269|Live animal exports;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c
A national approach to better combat biosecurity threats http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/national-approach-better-combat-biosecurity-threats-.aspxA national approach to better combat biosecurity threats 25/07/2017 14:00:00The National Biosecurity Committee (NBC) has endorsed new national biosecurity Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) priorities, giving a more unified, strategic and nationally-consistent focus to biosecurity research.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
Sydney biosecurity takes offhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/takes-off.aspxSydney biosecurity takes off23/07/2017 14:00:00International travellers arriving at Sydney International Airport recorded a one per cent rise in the number of biosecurity risk items seized in 2016, despite an 8.8 per cent rise in the number of passengers.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;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|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Pest cargo?http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/pest-cargo.aspxPest cargo?18/07/2017 14:00:00Alert biosecurity officers at the Sydney Mail Centre intercepted two packages containing 13 live Helix pomatia snails from the Ukraine—commonly known as Roman snails or escargot, and delicious smothered in garlic butter.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
Brisbane passengers slip on biosecurityhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/brisbane-passengers-slip-on-biosecurity.aspxBrisbane passengers slip on biosecurity11/07/2017 14:00:00​​Australian biosecurity officers seized more than 33,000 items from global travellers arriving at Brisbane international airport in 2016, a rise of 2 per cent on 2015 figures.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|#45661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2;L0|#045661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2|Airports
Stamping out anti-biosecurity practices in the ACThttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/stamping-out-anti-biosecurity-practices-act.aspxStamping out anti-biosecurity practices in the ACT09/07/2017 14:00:00Potentially harmful exotic ants have been seized from a Canberra home, as part of an investigation into their attempted sale on Gumtree.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
Illegal reptile smuggling ring lands conviction and $2000 finehttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/illegal-reptile-smuggling-ring-lands-conviction-fine.aspxIllegal reptile smuggling ring lands conviction and $2000 fine09/07/2017 14:00:00Gisborne, Victoria resident Craig James Pender was this week convicted and fined $2000 for importing exotic reptiles into Australia in contravention of the Quarantine Act 1908.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|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GP0|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness

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