Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity Review Discussion Paper

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Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, May 2016

A discussion paper was developed to help inform discussions on the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity (IGAB) Review.


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Is Australia’s national biosecurity system and the underpinning Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity fit for the future? Discussion Paper PDF  331.5 MB
Is Australia’s national biosecurity system and the underpinning Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity fit for the future? Discussion Paper DOCX  33448 KB

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Submissions received

The review panel has received more than 60 submissions in response to the discussion paper. The review panel would like to thank those who have contributed to the review. Submissions made to the review are progressively being made available below.

Download submissions made to the review


PagesFile size
ACT Government PDF  253 KB
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board PDF  2622 KB
AgForce Queensland PDF  5125 KB
Animal Health Australia PDF  24303 KB
Australian Barramundi Farmers Association PDF  2377 KB
Australian Government PDF  291.4 MB
Australian Forest Products Association PDF  8201 KB
Australian Lot Feeders' Association PDF  6346 KB
Australian Pork Ltd PDF  4155 KB
Australian Seed Federation PDF  2325 KB
Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) PDF  6286 KB
Australian Veterinary Association Queensland division supplementary submission PDF  3389 KB
Australian Walnut Industry Association Inc, Chestnuts Australia Inc, Hazelnut Growers of Australia Inc and Pistachio Growers' Association Inc PDF  9334 KB
Blue Ribbon Group PDF  280 KB
Cattle Council PDF  222.1 MB
Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga PDF  268 KB
Dairy Australia and Australian Dairy Farmers PDF  1660 KB
Dreamtime Wholesale Nursery PDF  143 KB
Export Council of Australia PDF  81.0 MB
Flower Association of Queensland Inc PDF  244 KB
Forest Health and Biosecurity sub-committee PDF  7140 KB
Government of Western Australia PDF  14790 KB
Hills Orchard Improvement Group Inc PDF  140 KB
Individual – Chris Greatrex PDF  179 KB
Individual – Gary Slowgrove PDF  170 KB
Individual – Nelson Quinn PDF  14298 KB
Individual - Wayne Ridley PDF  279 KB
Invasive Species Council PDF  394.8 MB
National Farmers Federation PDF  5178 KB
Nature Conservation Society of SA PDF  6520 KB
New South Wales Government PDF  221.24 MB
NT Farmers Association PDF  4133 KB
Nursery and Garden Industry Australia PDF  15187 KB
Plant Biosecurity CRC PDF  3414 KB
Plant Health Australia PDF  222.39 MB
Ports Australia PDF  4645 KB
Queensland Government - Department of Agriculture and Fisheries PDF  85.0 MB
Queensland Tourism Industry Council PDF  6413 KB
Sheepmeat Council of Australia and WoolProducers Australia PDF  4188 KB
South Australian Government PDF  8277 KB
Southern Cross Cargo Pty Ltd PDF  349 KB
Southern Gulf PDF  2143 KB
Strawberry Growers Association WA PDF  399 KB
Sydney Airport PDF  31.0 MB
Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association PDF  6205 KB
Teys Australia Pty Ltd PDF  12532 KB
Tourism and Transport Forum Australia PDF  31.0 MB
University of Sydney PDF  5316 KB
Victorian Government PDF  161.38 MB
Voice of Horticulture PDF  9738 KB
WA Agricultural Produce Commission Stonefruit Committee PDF  371 KB
WA Biosecurity Council PDF  3531 KB
WA Farmers Federation PDF  11383 KB
WA Pork Producers' Association PDF  254 KB
Western Australian Local Government Association PDF  6136 KB
Wildlife Health Australia Inc PDF  18375 KB
Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland PDF  5130 KB
Wine Tasmania PDF  2267 KB​
Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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