Has coronavirus helped ag's biosecurity warnings cut through?

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated April 13 2020 - 10:16pm, first published April 12 2020 - 8:45pm
Rob and Melinee Leather, Barfield Station, Banana. Picture; Jessica Howard Photography.

Nobody believes the coronavirus pandemic is a good thing, but Central Queensland cattle producer Melinee Leather feels in just a few short weeks it has achieved wonders in awakening Australians to just how easily obscure diseases can arrive and spread.

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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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