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Scott Morrison announces $370m in biosecurity funding at Beef Australia 2021 as Federal Budget looms

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Keeping Australia safe from devastating pests and disease will be the focus of a $370 million federal government splurge announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison today.

The funding, to be allocated in next week’s Budget, includes $67.4m for a “national surveillance information system” for Australia’s animal sector.

There’s almost $100m for an offshore assurance program to identify freight containers for intervention,…



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