Government approved levy despite advice it would be passed on to consumers

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Updated February 24 2024 - 10:38am, first published February 23 2024 - 2:07pm
Government approved levy despite advice it would be passed on to consumers. Picture supplied.
Government approved levy despite advice it would be passed on to consumers. Picture supplied.

The federal government approved the controversial biosecurity protection levy despite analysis suggesting the $48 million burden would be passed from farmers and through the domestic supply chain to supermarket shoppers.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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