Strategies

As the lead coordinating body for plant biosecurity in Australia, PHA’s role is to facilitate and drive the development of strategies and policies that underpin Australia’s plant health system. PHA works with governments and national plant industry organisations to develop and secure commitment to the implementation of these strategies.


National Plant Biosecurity Strategy

The National Plant Biosecurity Strategy is a comprehensive ten year plan that points the way for governments, plant industries and the community to work closely together to strengthen Australia’s plant biosecurity system. More

 

 


National Plant Biosecurity Diagnostic Strategy

The National Plant Biosecurity Diagnostic Strategy provides a vision for the development of a plant biosecurity diagnostic system at the national level that can effectively meet Australia’s plant biosecurity diagnostic requirements. More

 


National Plant Pest Reference Collections Strategy

The National Plant Pest Reference Collections Strategy 2018 aims to ensure that biological collections can continue to support Australia’s trade and biosecurity. The strategy recommends a diverse, dispersed system of reference collections with a similar diverse, dispersed system of information management and transfer. More

 


National Plant Biosecurity Preparedness Strategy

The National Plant Biosecurity Preparedness Strategy provides a framework to develop the capabilities required to prepare for and manage plant biosecurity risks across Australia. More

 

 


National Plant Biosecurity RD&E Strategy

The National Plant Biosecurity RD&E Strategy is a component of the National Primary Industries RD&E Framework, an initiative of the Standing Committee on Primary Industries (SCoPI). The aim of the framework is to ensure Australia’s RD&E capacities are aligned nationally with future industry and community needs, to initiate collaboration that strengthens Australia’s position internationally and to ensure that RD&E delivery is both efficient and effective. More


National Plant Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy

The National Plant Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy is a sub-strategy of the National Plant Biosecurity Strategy aiming to improve the management and coordination of plant pest surveillance activities in Australia. More

 


Industry surveillance strategies

Along with the National Plant Biosecurity Strategy and other major strategies, PHA works with governments and national plant industry organisations to develop industry-specific strategies. So far there have been strategies developed for citrus, forestry, grain, potatoes and tropical plants. More


National Fruit Fly Strategy

The 2020-25 National Fruit Fly Strategy provides a framework for ongoing stakeholder cooperation to support a contemporary, viable, cost-effective and coordinated national approach to fruit fly management. The strategy applies to all endemic and non-endemic species of fruit fly. More