Biosecurity Imports Levy Industry Steering Committee

On 24 February, the then Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources announced the establishment of an Industry Steering Committee to consult on the proposed Biosecurity Imports Levy and provide advice to the minister.

Terms of reference

The committee’s terms of reference required that it consult widely with potentially affected parties, including through the invitation of submissions.

Read the committee’s terms of reference.

Report

The steering committee delivered its recommendations on 1 June 2019.

On 10 September 2019, the Minister for Agriculture, Senator the Hon. Bridget McKenzie, released the committee’s report.

Read the full report.

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Members

The steering committee was led by an independent chair, Mr David Trebeck, and included individuals from shipping and agricultural industries.

NameOrganisation
Paul ZalaiFreight and Trade Alliance
Margie ThomsonCement Industry Federation
Mike GallacherPorts Australia
Michael SousaQube Holdings
Rod NairnShipping Australia
Brian LovellAustralian Federation of International Forwarders
Tony MaharNational Farmers’ Federation
Peter GnielAustralian Institute of Petroleum
Joel KatzCruise Lines International Association, Australasia