Import Risk Analysis for Pig Meat

Import Risk Analysis for Pig Meat

The Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee is inquiring into the administration of Biosecurity Australia with particular reference to the assessment, methodology, conclusions and recommendations contained in the draft and final import risk assessment analysis report on the generic Import Risk Analysis for pig meat, issued by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry in August 2003 and February 2004.

Also provided for your information are links to the following documents:-

Public Hearings


The closing date for the lodgement of submissions is yet to be finalised by the Committee.

All communications with the Committee and its Secretariat are protected by parliamentary privilege. It is expected that submissions will be published unless clearly marked as confidential. Persons making submissions must not disclose them without the prior approval of the Committee. Submissions are covered by parliamentary privilege but unauthorised release of submissions is not.

The Committee encourages the lodgement of submissions in electronic form. E-mailed submissions must include the author's full name, phone number and postal address.

Report - Tabled 13 May 2004

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