Swine fever risks could overwhelm stretched border forces says biosecurity boss

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated April 7 2020 - 8:49am, first published 5:00am
Federal ag dept not agile enough to stop swine fever invasion risk

Australia's biosecurity inspector-general has warned agricultural quarantine services must be beefed up to anticipate five years of heightened risk from killer pig disease African swine fever.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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