National Biosecurity Management Group

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The National Biosecurity Management Group (NBMG) is the decision making body for national exotic environmental plant pest and animal disease eradication programmes under the National Emergency Biosecurity Response Agreement (NEBRA). The NBMG is chaired by the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. The membership comprises senior officials as all governments and any other parties willing to cost share the national response to an exotic environmental pest or disease incursion. The NBMG's role is to make decisions on the technical feasibility and cost benefit of eradicating an exotic pest or disease in accordance with a national response plan and agreed cost shared budget. The number of members is determined on a case by case basis in accordance with the NEBRA.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    J. Inter-jurisdictional and international bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Agreement / Treaty / Council Order

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Environmental Biosecurity Response Agreement

  • Classification

    D. Other governance relationship

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    18 Marcus Clarke Street
    Canberra City ACT 2601

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