The Australian Government through the Department of Agriculture has released the first draft regulation under the new Biosecurity Act 2015. With this, public consultation has commenced for the draft Biosecurity (Biosecurity Import Risk Analyses) Regulation 2015.
The release of the draft Biosecurity (Biosecurity Import Risk Analyses) Regulation 2015 (BIRA Regulation) gives interested clients and stakeholders the opportunity to provide feedback on how biosecurity import risk analyses will be conducted when the new Act takes effect in June 2016.
The exposure draft of the BIRA Regulation has been published on their website for a three month consultation period and will close on November 30, 2015.
For further information or to make a submission, interested parties, stakeholders and exporters to Australia, please do not hesitate to contact the Biosecurity Legislation Implementation Section through telephone number: (+61) 1800 040 629 or through their email address: