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Ag minister slams Coalition and Greens for blocking bio levy

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Updated May 15 2024 - 5:05pm, first published 5:00pm
Agriculture Minister Murray Watt has vowed to deliver a sustainably funded biosecurity system, "something the ag sector has called for, for years". Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong.
Agriculture Minister Murray Watt has vowed to deliver a sustainably funded biosecurity system, "something the ag sector has called for, for years". Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong.

Agriculture Minister Murray Watt has vowed to deliver a sustainably funded biosecurity system for Australia despite the passage of the government's Biosecurity Protection Levy being blocked by the Senate.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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