Biosecurity

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Report

Confidence testing for at-border delivery of critical human biosecurity functions – Ruby Princess cruise ship incident

This review examines the level of confidence that can be had in Agriculture’s management of the Vessels Pathway to deliver critical human biosecurity functions at the Australian border.
Report

Biotechnology and security threats: national responses and prospects for international cooperation

Cutting-edge biotechnology, mainly consisting of gene editing, gene drives and gene synthesis, is developing and changing rapidly. This report examines the overall planning and governance of biotechnology around the world.
Strategy

Australia’s biosecurity future

This report provides a transformational vision for a resilient biosecurity system in 2030, and the system changes that can be made to get there.
Report

Independent Assurance Review of New Zealand’s biosecurity international border defences for passenger and mail pathways

This review was commissioned by the Ministry for Primary Industries after the detection of a Queensland Fruit Fly in Auckland’s North Shore in February 2019 and was conducted by Australia’s newly-appointed Inspector-General of Biosecurity, Rob Delane.
Report

Current land based farming systems research and future challenges

This report identifies global mega trends likely to affect the future of food and farming, and the implications for New Zealand’s science and innovation system.
Guide

Food safety: good governance guide for directors, executives and business owners

This guide has been developed with the support of the Institute of Directors and is designed to assist directors, executives and business owners understand their responsibilities in relation to food safety and to improve food safety culture in their businesses.
Report

Building resilience in Indigenous communities through engagement: a focus on biosecurity threats

A key outcome of ‘Building Resilience in Indigenous Communities through Engagement: A Focus on Biosecurity Threats’ extension project was to socialise the Aboriginal and Maori Indigenous Engagement Models in their respective countries to audiences either responding to a biosecurity incursion or directly impacted by the...
Report

Weapons of mass (economic) destruction: rethinking biosecurity in Australia

This report highlights the importance of Australia’s effective and successful plant and animal biosecurity systems and border protection services to our wellbeing and economy, and adds a further perspective on new and emerging threats that need to be addressed.
Strategy

Biosecurity 2025: Direction statement for New Zealand’s biosecurity system

Biosecurity 2025 is a partnership between people, organisations, Māori, and central, local and regional government. Its aim is to make our biosecurity system more resilient and future-focused to protect our taonga and New Zealand from pests and diseases.