What is your general biosecurity duty?
Did you know that you have a general biosecurity duty in your home garden? Under the Biosecurity Act, you’re expected to know the basics about the spread of pests and diseases, and the problem pests in your local area.
For further information go to http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity/biosecurity-legislation/general-biosecurity-duty
BIOSECURITY and WEEDS
- Finding out where products brought onto the property (such as fodder, soil, mulch or gravel) originated and taking steps to manage any risks from it
- Holding newly acquired livestock in a restricted area before releasing them onto the property
- Holding stock in a weed-free area before transporting them off the farm if they had been exposed to weed seed
- Not selling feed, soil, gravel or other products that might contain weed seed