Farmer frustration: govt backs away from biosecurity import levy

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated May 21 2020 - 5:42am, first published May 20 2020 - 9:00pm
Farmer frustration: govt backs away from biosecurity import levy

THE government's sudden decision to back away from a long-awaited levy on incoming freight, which would have boosted the nation's biosecurity funding, is a blow to farmers, the National Farmers' Federation says.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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