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Scott Morrison announces $370m in biosecurity funding at Beef Australia 2021 as Federal Budget looms – ABC News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison uses a trip to Beef Australia 2021 to announce biosecurity funding ahead of the Budget.

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Keeping Australia safe from devastating pests and disease will be the focus of a $370 million federal government splurge announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison today.
Key points:

  • The government is set to throw hundreds of millions at biosecurity measures in the Budget
  • Despite the closure of international borders, producers have continued to grapple with destructive pests
  • Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the PM’s announcement proves the government’s commitment to the sector

The funding,…

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