Biosecurity Amendment (Traveller Declarations and Other Measures) Bill 2020 [Provisions]

On 18 June 2020, the provisions of the Biosecurity Amendment (Traveller Declarations and Other Measures) Bill 2020 (the bill) were referred to the committee for inquiry and report by 30 July 2020.

The bill proposes to amend the Biosecurity Act 2015 (Biosecurity Act) with the aim of providing a flexible and proportionate compliance response through the targeted setting of amounts payable under an infringement notice. These changes are aimed at deterring non-compliance with the Biosecurity Act to mitigate against biosecurity risks.

Submissions are due by 3 July 2020. 

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
rrat.sen@aph.gov.au