2020 was declared the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and as the year draws to a close we can reflect on the opportunities we had to raise global awareness on the importance of plant health.
Find out how people are celebrating the International Year of Plant Health. Contact us if you have something to share.
The IYPH Cobargo Community Bush Tucker Garden will be a living legacy of the year and symbolises growth and renewal for this fire affected community.
Mission Biosecurity, which features Costa Georgiadis of Gardening Australia, is a website which features a series of audio-visual materials promoting good biosecurity practices at a grass roots level and includes podcasts, mini-videos, games and quizzes.
Through the Revitalising School Farms initiative, the Tasmanian Department of Education and the Hagley Farm School Visitor Centre are working together to educate students on biosecurity.
The Wellesley Islands Rangers are exemplars of the Indigenous Ranger Biosecurity Program, playing a crucial role in protecting northern Australia from new pests, weeds and diseases from unregulated pathways.
The National Priority List of Exotic Environmental Pests, Weeds and Diseases was released today which delivers on a recommendation of the 2017 review of Australia’s biosecurity system.