New biosecurity laws for the Bush Capital

Across Australia, invasive species threaten over three-quarters of listed threatened amphibians, birds, and mammals in addition to more than half of listed threatened plants, fish, reptiles and invertebrates.

The ACT is developing new biosecurity laws to bring the ACT in line with national and international reforms and better protect the region from biosecurity threats. Our analysis of the proposed laws was published in the Australian Environment Review in January 2019.

This article was first published in LexisNexis’ Australian Environment Review Vol [33] No [9]

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