Mail biosecurity ex-seeds expectations in 2020

By Aidan Smith
January 17 2021 - 12:00am
Acting chief plant protection officer Gabrielle Vivian-Smith said during 2020 there continued to be ongoing reports of unsolicited seeds being received through the mail, with more than 290 reports.

DEPARTMENT of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE) officers were busy during 2020 with 45,000 risky seed parcels intercepted at Australia's international mail centres throughout 2020, with reports that unsolicited seeds being received through the mail have continued in the new year.

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