Bali FMD outbreak raised Australian risk level only slightly, says leading expert

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated August 3 2022 - 2:03am, first published August 2 2022 - 9:00pm
FMD CONCERNS: Thomas Elder Markets analyst Matt Dalgleish says the price reaction in livestock markets didn't reflect the actual assessed risk from foot and mouth disease.

A leading University of Melbourne biosecurity expert says the risk of a foot and mouth disease incursion into Australia has increased only slightly, despite it being discovered in Bali.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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