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Australia adopts another Kiwi as one of our ownhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Australia-adopts-another-Kiwi-as-one-of-our-own.aspxAustralia adopts another Kiwi as one of our own23/06/2017 14:00:00Gari, a Fiordland crested penguin has today left the confines of her isolation unit at Taronga Zoo to join her new friends in the penguin display.GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GP0|#a98274c3-5d34-4ca7-bf9d-8b6aa05f4ee6;L0|#0a98274c3-5d34-4ca7-bf9d-8b6aa05f4ee6|Zoo
Perth biosecurity seizures top the nationhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Perth-biosecurity-seizures-top-the-nation.aspxPerth biosecurity seizures top the nation21/06/2017 14:00:00Australian biosecurity officers at Perth International Airport seized more than 22.4 tonnes of biosecurity risk items from arriving passengers in 2016, a 38 per cent increase on 2015 rates.GP0|#45661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2;L0|#045661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2|Airports;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Fake building blocks hide real biosecurity riskshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/fake.aspxFake building blocks hide real biosecurity risks20/06/2017 14:00:00Authorities from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) and the Australian Border Force (ABF) have intercepted 50 turtles and lizards, concealed in an international mail consignment from Indonesia on 9 June 2017.GP0|#10030c3a-133e-4667-b9eb-4cfc1eab0379;L0|#010030c3a-133e-4667-b9eb-4cfc1eab0379|Agriculture;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Strategic water acquisition in lower Darling http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/lower-darling-water.aspxStrategic water acquisition in lower Darling 20/06/2017 14:00:00On 20 June 2017 the Commonwealth contracted to acquire 21.9 GL (17.8 GL LTAAY) of gap-bridging water in the New South Wales Lower Darling catchment from Tandou Limited.GP0|#3cda423a-4cb0-4e2a-a1ae-8f2168f1dd84;L0|#03cda423a-4cb0-4e2a-a1ae-8f2168f1dd84|Water;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c
Biosecurity continues to strengthen under new legislationhttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Biosecurity-anniversary.aspxBiosecurity continues to strengthen under new legislation16/06/2017 14:00:00One year since the most comprehensive overhaul of national biosecurity in more than a century came into force, the health of Australian farms, families, flora and fauna is being protected through stronger and more effective legislation than ever before. GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#9639f9c6-e2b9-4a5c-91e7-cdec90e42408;L0|#09639f9c6-e2b9-4a5c-91e7-cdec90e42408|Legislation
Media statement: Planned changes to import conditions for uncooked prawnshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/planned-changes-import-conditions-uncooked-prawns.aspxMedia statement: Planned changes to import conditions for uncooked prawns14/06/2017 14:00:00The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is working to develop interim import conditions to allow the safe resumption of trade in uncooked prawn and prawn meat.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports;GP0|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437;L0|#0cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437|Fisheries
Cheetahs given biosecurity all-clear, despite bout of spotshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/cheetahs-biosecurity-all-clear.aspxCheetahs given biosecurity all-clear, despite bout of spots06/06/2017 14:00:00Contrary to their incriminating species name, four law-abiding cheetahs from the UK checked into quarantine at the Darling Downs Zoo last month, and have today been given the biosecurity all-clear.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3;L0|#0e5577587-38e0-4727-a873-a721a82251e3|Animals;GP0|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Biosecurity eggspurts say don’t whisk ithttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Biosecurity-eggspurts-say-don’t-whisk-it.aspxBiosecurity eggspurts say don’t whisk it04/06/2017 14:00:00Biosecurity officers at the Sydney mail centre scrambled to contain a potential biosecurity threat after intercepting a parcel that contained number of fertile eggs earlier this month.GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Soaring passengers, biosecurity confidence in Cairnshttp://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/Soaring-passengers,-biosecurity-confidence-in-Cairns.aspxSoaring passengers, biosecurity confidence in Cairns01/06/2017 14:00:00The number of biosecurity risk items seized by Australian biosecurity officers at Cairns International Airport decreased by 11 per cent in 2016.GP0|#45661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2;L0|#045661543-22ea-4086-a330-c7f923e13ef2|Airports;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#9dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32;L0|#09dc03203-1149-4e9e-93da-6c590a717d32|Awareness;GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GP0|#0bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263;L0|#00bf953da-4412-4887-9867-ce519b340263|Detection;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports
Media statement: Update on white spot disease in prawns, 1 June 2017http://www.agriculture.gov.au/Pages/update-white-spot-disease-prawns-010617.aspxMedia statement: Update on white spot disease in prawns, 1 June 201731/05/2017 14:00:00The department has continued to assist Queensland with the response, all ponds on all farms have been emptied and the response is nearing completion. About 20 thousand samples from the Logan River area and Moreton Bay have been tested.GP0|#1b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd;L0|#01b5c2c70-9325-45cf-9f14-655bd9c296dd|Biosecurity;GTSet|#5ee39e24-624a-46c5-9e73-232c141c2d2c;GP0|#877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722;L0|#0877c65f5-7408-4bcb-9d31-8b15aae55722|Imports;GP0|#d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170;L0|#0d3fb9e8c-c18f-466c-9702-980610a9f170|Diseases;GP0|#cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437;L0|#0cdf7dcf4-f6af-454b-a7d6-d78c1e3fe437|Fisheries

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