National Plant Biosecurity Status Report

National Plant Biosecurity Status ReportThe annual National Plant Biosecurity Status Report has become a must-have reference volume for those seeking to understand Australia’s plant biosecurity system and its performance.

In addition to identifying the greatest exotic pest threats to plant production, each report covers the governance of plant biosecurity in Australia and explains the mechanisms including our surveillance systems, which successfully manage the pest status of plant industries. Reports also describe the hundreds of innovative Australian research projects underway or completed over the period of the report.

National Plant Biosecurity Status Report 2019

National Plant Biosecurity Status Report 2019 (Full report 11.6 MB pdf)


Preliminary pages (480 KB)

Chapter 1 Australia’s plant biosecurity system (500 KB)

Chapter 2 Protecting Australia’s plant resources (870 KB)

Chapter 3 Plant industry profiles (2.4 MB)

Chapter 4 Pre-border and border biosecurity (520 KB)

Chapter 5 Plant pest surveillance and diagnostics (640 KB)

Chapter 6 Post-border biosecurity – eradicating new plant pests (420 KB)

Chapter 7 Post-border biosecurity – controlling pests and weeds (620 KB)

Chapter 8 Plant biosecurity RD&E (1.5 MB)

Appendices (680 KB)