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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tropical Plant Industries Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy

The Tropical Plant Industries Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy 2020–25 (TPIBSS) was developed through a consultative process with industry and government. Information on government and industry surveillance, industry statistics and background information were compiled to inform the development of the strategy.
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National Citrus Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy

The National Citrus Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy 2018-28 is a framework to coordinate and implement surveillance activities for exotic citrus pests and pests of market access concern.
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National Forest Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy

The National Forest Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy 2018–23 is a framework to coordinate and implement surveillance activities in the forestry sector.
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National Grain Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy

The National Grain Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy 2019-29 was developed in conjunction with industry to ensure it is effective and robust, yet flexible enough to adapt to emerging technologies and industry structures outside that of government, and is underpinned by core biosecurity capacity. The strategy will guide the implementation of national leadership, management and coordination of surveillance activities for high priority grain pests and pests of market access concern for the grain industry.
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National Potato Industry Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy

The National Potato Industry Biosecurity Surveillance Strategy 2020–25 provides a framework for peak potato industry bodies and governments to identify and coordinate national surveillance priorities and activities.
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