Biosecurity funding must not solely be sourced from ag

Gregor Heard
May 5 2023 - 12:00pm
GPA chair Barry Large is calling on government to ensure fair and equitable funding for the biosecurity sector. Photo courtesy of GPA.
GPA chair Barry Large is calling on government to ensure fair and equitable funding for the biosecurity sector. Photo courtesy of GPA.

GRAIN Producers Australia are keeping the pressure on the Federal Government to keep biosecurity concerns to the fore in next week's budget.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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