National Biosecurity Emergency Preparedness Expert Group

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The National Biosecurity Emergency Preparedness Expert Group (NBEPEG) has been established by the National Biosecurity Committee to oversee progress on Schedule 7 of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity. It is represented mainly by senior executives of the Australian Government (Department of Agriculture and Water Resources) and all states and territories, Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia. The NBEPEG is chaired by a member of the National Biosecurity Community and its key focus is on nationally consistent emergency preparedness and response arrangements for biosecurity incidents.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    J. Inter-jurisdictional and international bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Biosecurity Committee

  • Classification

    D. Other governance relationship

  • Creation Date

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