Biosecurity preparedness has reduced the risks and threats of the world’s pests and diseases arrival, and prevented major outbreaks, in Australia.

Population growth, increased trade and passenger volume, and increasing imports from a number of countries are increasing biosecurity risk to Australia, despite its geographical isolation. The Australian vegetable industry’s response to this increased risk includes investment in planning programs which build resilience to exotic pest and disease incursion.


Vegetable and potato biosecurity program

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