Although pests and diseases occur right across Australia, some States and Territories – and even some regions within a State – are free of specific ones. Quarantine programs regulate the interstate movement of goods which could carry pests and diseases. Minimising their spread is vital because, once established, they can be difficult and expensive to eradicate or control.
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Quarantine, Plant quarantine, Pest control, Weed control, Exports, Disease control
Quarantine WA, and Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. (2007), Exporting quarantine risk material from Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Report.