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Modernising Australia’s approach to managing established pests and diseases of national significance: Discussion paper

​On 1 June 2015 the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and the National Biosecurity Committee (NBC) published a discussion paper, Modernising Australia’s approach to managing established pests and diseases of national significance. The paper outlined a proposed new framework for managing established pests and diseases of national significance.

The department received 32 submissions, from landholders, non-government organisations and industry and community groups.

The key points and themes raised in the submissions were considered by the NBC in finalising the new framework for managing established pests and diseases of national significance.

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Modernising Australia’s approach to managing established pests and diseases of national significance - Discussion paper PDF 18262 KB
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Modernising Australia’s approach to managing established pests and diseases of national significance - Summarry submissions PDF 14381 KB
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Submissions

All submissions received, have been published below, unless marked ‘in confidence’ or where authors have not authorised publication of their submission on the department’s webpage.

Published submissions may not meet Australian Government accessibility requirements as they have not been prepared by the department.

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Alexander Arbuthnot AM PDF 3298 KB
Animal Health Australia (Australian Lot Feeders’ Association & SheepMeat Council of Australia) PDF 8506 KB
Australian Pork Limited PDF 2125 KB
Bruce Potts PDF 1212 KB
Council of Australasian Weed Societies PDF 73.0 MB
Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, South Australian Government PDF 2168 KB
Department of Parks and Wildlife, Western Australian Government PDF 4321 KB
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Tasmanian Government PDF 4448 KB
Environmental Farmers Network PDF 463 KB
Ian Sauer, Drew English, Scott Chirnside & Jim Forwood AM PDF 724.0 MB
Indigenous Land Corporation, Australian Government PDF 31.0 MB
Invasive Species Council PDF 9231 KB
Jacquie Foyel PDF 7281 KB
La Perouse Coastcare PDF 2266 KB
National Farmers' Federation PDF 7340 KB
National Parks and Wildlife Service PDF 101.0 MB
Local Land Services, New South Wales Government PDF 2358 KB
Natural Resource Management Regions Australia PDF 5159 KB
National Resources Commission, New South Wales Government PDF 1837.0 MB
Department of Land Resources Management, Northern Territory Government PDF 1161 KB
Primary Industries and Regions South Australia PDF 6119 KB
Powerlink Queensland PDF 3868 KB
Redland City Council, Queensland PDF 2306 KB
Robert Lawrence PDF 1317 KB
Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin PDF 5605 KB
Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia PDF 6502 KB
Parks and Wildlife Commission, Northern Territory Government PDF 2104 KB
Victorian Blackberry Taskforce PDF 3511 KB
Wet Tropics Management Authority PDF 11500 KB