Cape York Biosecurity Centre closure will leave Australia exposed to a potentially catastrophic risk of disease, AgForce warns

Ben Harden
Updated June 9 2023 - 11:23am, first published June 8 2023 - 6:16pm
The Cape York Biosecurity Centre has been in operation since 1999, from which a team of biosecurity officers operates. Picture from Biosecurity Queensland
The Cape York Biosecurity Centre has been in operation since 1999, from which a team of biosecurity officers operates. Picture from Biosecurity Queensland

The closure of a Cape York biosecurity centre will leave Australia exposed to potentially "catastrophic" risk of disease, rural industry peak body AgForce has warned.

Ben Harden

Ben Harden

Journalist

Queensland Country Life reporter based in Toowoomba. I over all things livestock and agriculture in central and southern Queensland. Got a story? Get in touch: 0437528907 or email ben.harden@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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