Industry support for biosecurity built on science
The positive impact of biosecurity research and innovation for Australian industry was shared by industry representatives at the Plant Biosecurity CRC’s Biosecurity Built on Science breakfast event at Parliament House in Canberra. Senator Anne Ruston, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and a long-time advocate of biosecurity, addressed the breakfast, and the event included discussions on the future of biosecurity science. Read the media release.
Registrations open for #SciPlant17 global conference
REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for the biggest international plant health conference of the year - Science Protecting Plant Health 2017 – to be held at the Brisbane Convention Centre, Queensland Australia, from 26-28 September 2017. Covering plant pathology, entomology, biosecurity and other topics relating to plant health, the conference will bring together 400-500 researchers, students, educators and policy makers to discuss the latest developments in plant protection and take part in an exciting week of science, workshops and networking. Read more.
The Leaflet February 2017
Our latest newsletter focuses on our education and training program that is ensuring a strong future by building capability for plant biosecurity science. Also a message from our CEO about the tomato potato psyllid detection in Western Australia, the success of the Australia-Africa Plant Biosecurity Partnership, smart surveillance and a video about profiling biosecurity risk for shipping inspections. Read the full edition here.
SmartBiosecurity: Australasian Plant Biosecurity Collaborative Research Institute
We are delighted to present an investment proposal for SmartBiosecurity: Australasian Plant Biosecurity Collaborative Science Institute. This proposal for Australasian biosecurity research, development and extension builds upon the existing momentum and structures of the Plant Biosecurity CRC (which ceases in 2018), utilising the strengths of shared resourcing and overcoming the weaknesses of a short-term CRC.
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