Shipper relief as Australia’s plan for biosecurity levy is scrapped

Australian shippers breathed a sigh of relief today with the scrapping of the controversial plan for a biosecurity import levy.
The department of agriculture said the move followed industry consultation which suggested the levy “could not be implemented without significant regulatory impacts on industry and proposed levy payers.”
It added: “This decision has also been made in consideration of the ongoing impacts of drought, bushfires and Covid-19 on the Australian economy, and …

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