Biosecurity is important because it protects our economy, environment and community from pests, diseases, weeds and contaminants...
Biosecurity is a shared responsibility, and everybody has a role to play in protecting NSW from these biosecurity risks.
Under the Biosecurity Act 2015, everyone has a general biosecurity duty – this means anyone who deals with biosecurity matter is required to prevent, eliminate or minimise any biosecurity risks they encounter.
Food safety is vital to protect the health and wellbeing of the people in NSW through:
The NSW Government is delivering a package of programs relating to invasive species (pests and weeds) management.
Read more about the New Biosecurity Initiatives.
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