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COUNTRY TODAY | Grain producers resist biosecurity tax

Australia’s grain industry is demanding a rethink of the Federal Government proposal to introduce a 10 per cent biosecurity levy. So too , is the National Farmers Federation and other agricultural groups. So, with biosecurity incursions likely to cost billions of dollars, why the opposition to fund preparedness? Colin Bettles is CEO of Grain Producers Australia. He spoke to Libby Price.


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