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Biosecurity staff rule out fowl play with bird found at Sydney Airporthttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/bio-staff-rule-out-fowl-play-sydney-airport.aspxBiosecurity staff rule out fowl play with bird found at Sydney Airport13/12/2017 13:00:00The department has managed a potentially serious biosecurity threat to Australia’s bird and human health, following the discovery of a blue and gold macaw at Sydney airport on 3 December 2017.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|#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
Media statement: Inspector-General of Biosecurity white spot reviewhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/media-statement-igb-white-spot-review.aspxMedia statement: Inspector-General of Biosecurity white spot review11/12/2017 13:00:00​The Inspector-General of Biosecurity provides a valuable independent perspective and is one of the critical mechanisms to assess and improve how we manage Australia’s biosecurity.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|#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
Australia equipped to pip plant thrips threathttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/aus-equipped-pip-plant-thrips-threat.aspxAustralia equipped to pip plant thrips threat29/11/2017 13:00:00Australia is taking steps to strengthen its plant biosecurity measures, with the release of a comprehensive analysis of a significant plant biosecurity risk to better inform future plant import conditions.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;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Producers urged to reconsider animal health managementhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/producers.aspxProducers urged to reconsider animal health management16/11/2017 13:00:00An innovative piggery in Young has proven successful in reducing the use of antibiotics, without compromising the health and productivity of its stock.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|#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
Hop-hikers caught web-handedhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/hop-hikers-caught-web-handed.aspxHop-hikers caught web-handed12/11/2017 13:00:00A trio of adventurous amphibians’ plans to relocate from the United States to Australia, by hiding in a container, have been foiled by biosecurity officers in Victoria.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|#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
Reducing water use is WELS underwayhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Reducing-water-use-is-WELS-underway.aspxReducing water use is WELS underway09/11/2017 13:00:00Efforts to reduce urban water use under the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme are being stepped up with a fresh focus on obligations in the building and property development industry.GP0|#3cda423a-4cb0-4e2a-a1ae-8f2168f1dd84;L0|#03cda423a-4cb0-4e2a-a1ae-8f2168f1dd84|Water;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c
Biosecurity tramp-les invasive ant risk at Queensland porthttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Biosecurity-tramp-les-invasive-ant-risk-at-Queensland-port.aspxBiosecurity tramp-les invasive ant risk at Queensland port08/11/2017 13:00:00Departmental biosecurity officers worked collaboratively with industry and the Queensland Department of Agriculture to successfully manage a recent detection of tramp ants at a Brisbane Port.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
Media statement: Update on prawn consignments imported under enhanced import conditionshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/imported-prawn-update.aspxMedia statement: Update on prawn consignments imported under enhanced import conditions02/11/2017 13:00:00The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources established strict new import conditions and inspection and testing measures at the border to support the safe resumption of trade in uncooked prawns and prawn meat.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
Melbourne Cup horses on home stretch after completing biosecurityhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/melbourne-cup-horses-home-stretch.aspxMelbourne Cup horses on home stretch after completing biosecurity01/11/2017 13:00:00With just five days until the race that stops the nation, all 26 international competitors flown in for the Melbourne Cup Carnival have now completed their biosecurity clearances.GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity
Plant Innovation Centre to grow Australia’s biosecurity capacityhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Plant-Innovation-Centre-to-grow-Australia’s-biosecurity-capacity.aspxPlant Innovation Centre to grow Australia’s biosecurity capacity31/10/2017 13:00:00A new Plant Innovation Centre (PIC) was launched at the Mickleham Post-Entry Quarantine (PEQ) facility today, which will improve the nation’s capacity for addressing current and future plant biosecurity risks.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|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#27340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a;L0|#027340486-9202-448b-b84a-895b5484b29a|Plants;GP0|#f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852;L0|#0f1c4aa4a-bf9d-481d-9623-4d2a9a353852|Food

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