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Australian quarantine post the Nairn Review

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  • Tanner, Carolyn
  • Nunn, Mike J.
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    The Commonwealth government has accepted the basic tenets of the report of the Australian Quarantine Review (the ‘Nairn Review’), except for the recommendations to establish a statutory authority. Australia will maintain its existing high standards of quarantine and enhance activities such as community awareness, manageable risk (based on science), protection of Australia’s unique environment, external input to policy formulation, and recognition of the continuum of quarantine (pre‐border, border and post‐border). Greater emphasis will be given to improved consultation in risk analysis, increased monitoring for pests and diseases, and enhanced national preparedness and response capacity (especially for plants and aquatic animals).

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    Article provided by Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society in its journal Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

    Volume (Year): 42 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:aareaj:117287

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    1. Fraser, Rob W., 2000. "An Economic Risk Assessment of the Impact on Producers of Removing Quarantine Restrictions," 2000 Conference (44th), January 23-25, 2000, Sydney, Australia 123647, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
    2. Niemi, Jyrki S. & Peltola, Jukka & Simola, Antti, 2008. "Technical Barrier Effects of a Food Safety Measure – a Case of Finnish Salmonella Control Program," 2008 International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium 43953, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    3. Beghin, John C. & Melatos, Mark, 2011. "The Trade and Welfare Impact of Australian Quarantine Policies: The Case of Pigmeat," Staff General Research Papers 34135, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
    4. Cook, David C. & Fraser, Rob W., 2008. "Trade and invasive species risk mitigation: Reconciling WTO compliance with maximising the gains from trade," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(2), pages 176-184, April.

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