Industry groups reject flawed new biosecurity levy

Industry groups from a broad range of import, shipping, transport, manufacturing, energy and export sectors have had enough.

In a joint statement released today industry groups highlight the confusion over the need for the levy, especially now that industry is already paying an increasing proportion of Australia’s biosecurity costs.

They are also concerned that:

  • the implementation is rushed,
  • there has been no assessment of the flow-on costs to consumers, or
  • how the tax will impact Australia’s...

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