Nationals MPs in livestock-producing regions threatened by FMD propose 10 years in jail and up to a $5.5 million penalty for biosecurity breach

Elizabeth Frias
Updated July 26 2022 - 11:52am, first published 11:00am
Cattle at Gunnedah NSW saleyard. Picture: ACM
Cattle at Gunnedah NSW saleyard. Picture: ACM

A stark warning on the serious implications of foot and mouth disease detected in trace amounts in pork products at a Melbourne market and undeclared beef product from Indonesia at Adelaide airport has been issued by Nationals Party MPs whose electorates are largely livestock producers.

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Elizabeth Frias

Elizabeth Frias


I began my news reporting days in western and inner west Sydney before joining the Daily Liberal's Dubbo NSW newsroom. Telling all sorts of stories about people, places and events is my daily preoccupation so email me at and I'll be in touch!

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