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Niall Blair media release - New Biosecurity Act to protect our state

NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, has announced the commencement of the NSW Biosecurity Act 2015 from tomorrow, 1 July 2017.

The new Act will replace 14 outdated Acts with a modern, cohesive framework for protecting the State from the threat of diseases, pests, weeds and other contaminants.

As part of the announcement today, Minister Blair also launched 11 Regional Strategic Weed Management Plans developed by Local Land Services in conjunction with Regional Weed Committees.

Read more about Minister Blair's Biosecurity Act announcement.

Read more about the launch of the weed management plans, including a media release from the Acting Chair of Local Land Services.