Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The Scientific Advisory Group is a high-level group which may be asked to examine or provide comment on any aspect of a Biosecurity Import Risk Analysis (BIRA), under the Biosecurity Regulation 2016. This includes examining or providing comment on issues that have arisen during the development of a BIRA. Standing members of the group will include a chair, an economist and a person experienced in risk analysis. Outside of the standing members, the composition of the group will be decided depending on the BIRA to be conducted. The Scientific Advisory Group will be established upon commencement of a BIRA. Once established, the Scientific Advisory Group will replace the Eminent Scientists Group.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non-statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Biosecurity Act 2015

  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    c/o 18 Marcus Clarke Street
    Canberra ACT 2601

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