Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The Inspector-General of Biosecurity (IGB) is a statutory position created by the Biosecurity Act 2015. The IGB is responsible for reviewing the performance of functions, or exercise of powers, by biosecurity officials under one or more provisions of the act. In addition to reviewing the performance of functions under the Biosecurity Act, the Inspector-General of Biosecurity may also review the process used to prepare a draft Biosecurity Import Risk Assessment (BIRA).

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Biosecurity Act 2015

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    16 June 2016

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 858, Canberra City ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Inspector-General of Biosecurity Mr. Rob Delane 25 July 2019 24 July 2022
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