Biosecurity sciences

The biosecurity sciences sections within ABARES undertakes a range of multi-disciplinary research projects that assist ABARES, the department and external clients to achieve strategic objectives as they relate to biosecurity issues in invasive species, social sciences and quantitative sciences.

This includes

  • improving techniques for mapping and modelling pest and disease spread
  • developing methods for designing more efficient surveillance systems
  • developing processes to assist with the prioritisation of exotic invasive species
  • providing advice on biosecurity policy and proposed reforms
  • assessing tools and mechanisms to achieve effective community engagement in biosecurity.

Biosecurity sciences reports

Last reviewed:
16 Feb 2018