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Grant Goldman Editorial Tuesday 25 July 2017

Invasive Species’. Having already experienced, increasing globalisation and the claimed benefits of free trade we are now more dependent on our nation’s all important biosecurity to keep Australia free of new pests and diseases. When a damaging invasive species slip through our borders, swift action is necessary. Currently, a campaign is underway by the Invasive Species Council of Australia shows us what is at stake if we don’t quickly get behind these eradication efforts. Tomorrow, Australia’s agriculture ministers will meet to sign-off on a proposal to fully fund an urgent Red fire-ant ten year eradication program and it is