National Farmers' Federation

NFF submission to RRAT Inquiry into Biosecurity Levy legislation

The NFF unequivocally opposes the introduction of the government’s Biosecurity Protection Levy (BPL, Levy). While the NFF has long called for Australia’s biosecurity system to be adequately and sustainably resourced, we cannot support the BPL due to serious, principle-based concerns with the construct of the policy. We call on Senators to oppose this legislation, so industry’s concerns can be properly explored and meaningfully addressed.

Read the full submission here.