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 18 262 KB
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Modernising Australia’s approach to managing established pests and diseases of national significance - Summarry submissions PDF 14 381 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 3 298 KB
Animal Health Australia (Australian Lot Feeders’ Association & SheepMeat Council of Australia) PDF 8 506 KB
Australian Pork Limited PDF 2 125 KB
Bruce Potts PDF 1 212 KB
Council of Australasian Weed Societies PDF 7 3.0 MB
Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, South Australian Government PDF 2 168 KB
Department of Parks and Wildlife, Western Australian Government PDF 4 321 KB
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Tasmanian Government PDF 4 448 KB
Environmental Farmers Network PDF 4 63 KB
Ian Sauer, Drew English, Scott Chirnside & Jim Forwood AM PDF 72 4.0 MB
Indigenous Land Corporation, Australian Government PDF 3 1.0 MB
Invasive Species Council PDF 9 231 KB
Jacquie Foyel PDF 7 281 KB
La Perouse Coastcare PDF 2 266 KB
National Farmers' Federation PDF 7 340 KB
National Parks and Wildlife Service PDF 10 1.0 MB
Local Land Services, New South Wales Government PDF 2 358 KB
Natural Resource Management Regions Australia PDF 5 159 KB
National Resources Commission, New South Wales Government PDF 183 7.0 MB
Department of Land Resources Management, Northern Territory Government PDF 1 161 KB
Primary Industries and Regions South Australia PDF 6 119 KB
Powerlink Queensland PDF 3 868 KB
Redland City Council, Queensland PDF 2 306 KB
Robert Lawrence PDF 1 317 KB
Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin PDF 5 605 KB
Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia PDF 6 502 KB
Parks and Wildlife Commission, Northern Territory Government PDF 2 104 KB
Victorian Blackberry Taskforce PDF 3 511 KB
Wet Tropics Management Authority PDF 11 500 KB
Last reviewed: 16 April 2021
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