A short animated movie which introduces the General Biosecurity Duty and the shared responsibility that everyone has in protecting against biosecurity risks.Read more
Yanco Campus of Tocal College Shortcourse schedule from September – December 2017
|2017||Name of course||Location|
|13 September||Working in confined spaces – Refresher||Yanco|
|19-20 September||SMARTtrain® chemical application (Level 3)||Yanco|
|20 September||SMARTtrain® Level 3 reaccreditation||Yanco|
|21-22 September||SMARTtrain® chemical risk management (Level 4)||Yanco|
|26-27 September||Chainsaw – Trim and cut felled trees (Level 1 chainsaw operation)||Yanco|
|28-29 September||Chainsaw – ...|
On 1 July 2017 the new Biosecurity Act 2015 commenced, supported by the Biosecurity Regulations 2017.
The Act replaced all or part of the 14 existing Acts.
BIOSECURITY IS A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY . You need to be aware of your General Biosecurity Duty.
Further information will be available at the Regional Noxious Weeds site at this years Henty Machinery Field Days (19, 20, 21 September 2017).Read more
Environmental writer Nic Gill has written something unique – a children’s book with biosecurity as its major theme.
Animal Eco-Warriors tells the true stories of animals operating at the frontline, helping people resolve environmental problems. We meet biosecurity beagles at Hobart airport, sniffing out contraband that may harbour invasive species or diseases. We see Clay the terrier, making sure Tasman Island, the site of ...Read more
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-dutyRead more
Eleven regional strategic weed management plans were launched today to safeguard the state against the threat of weeds.
Further information regarding Regional Strategic Weed Management Plans can be found here http://www.lls.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity/weed-control/nsw-weed-reforms