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Labor commits to 20 extra Biosecurity Tas staff

Biosecurity Tasmania workers are the barrier between our export industries and pests and diseases.

The recent discovery of the Queensland fruit fly is an example of how these workers are vital to our clean, green reputation in the international export market. However, we’ve seen cuts to this important public service over the last several years.

Last week Labor committed to fund an additional 20 Biosecurity Tasmania staff, if elected. Tasmania needs more workers in Biosecurity Tasmania and we welcome this commitment.

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