Cape York Biosecurity Centre closure will leave Australia exposed to a potentially catastrophic risk of disease, AgForce warns

Ben Harden
June 18 2023 - 4:00am
The Cape York Biosecurity Centre has been in operation since 1999, from which a team of biosecurity officers operates. Picture by Biosecurity Queensland
The Cape York Biosecurity Centre has been in operation since 1999, from which a team of biosecurity officers operates. Picture by Biosecurity Queensland

THE closure of a Cape York biosecurity centre will leave Australia exposed to potentially "catastrophic" risk of disease, rural industry peak body AgForce has warned.

Ben Harden

Ben Harden

Journalist

Queensland Country Life reporter based in Emerald. I report on agriculture and rural news in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0437528907 or email ben.harden@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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