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Biosecurity concerns on WA pastoral leases as travelers hunt for gold and wildflowers

Travelers to outback Western Australia in search of gold or wildflowers have been urged to consider the biosecurity risk they may pose to livestock properties. Key points: There are increased biosecurity concerns after the discovery of foot-and-mouth disease in Bali Pastoralists are appealing for people to consider their biosecurity risk before travelling The WA government …

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The Conversation: A foot and mouth outbreak in NZ would affect more than agriculture – tourism needs a plan too

New ZealandUpdated Aug 8, 2022 04:01 AM4 minutes to read Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor spoke about the country’s biosecurity systems and the threat of foot and mouth disease should it reach New Zealand. Video / Mark Mitchell Recent warnings of a “doomsday” scenario if foot and mouth disease (FMD) arrived in New Zealand inevitably …

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