Grain Producers Australia represents the biosecurity interests of grain producers and the broader grains industry. As members of Plant Health Australia and signatories to the Emergency Plant Pest Response Deed (EPPRD), our responsibilities include:
biosecurity planning and implementation at both on-farm and national levels.
liaising with state and federal governments on trade issues
funding and supporting biosecurity initiatives
participating in national committees and response efforts in an emergency through the National Management Group and committees.
In addition to this, Grain Producers Australia and Plant Health Australia have an award-winning Grains Farm Biosecurity program.
Developed in 2007, the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program improves the management of and preparedness for, biosecurity risks in the grains industry at the farm and local industry level. The program has officers in five states: New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia.
For more information on Plant Health Australia and the Grains Farm Biosecurity Program, please see:
Useful fact sheets:
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