- IFS participants (i.e. producers that pay IFS contributions)
- IFS related committees/panels established by regulation
- Cattle, grain, seed, hay, sheep and goat industry/producer organisations
- Those with obligations under the IFS regulations (e.g. livestock processors, livestock agents, grain/seed/hay receivers)
- Relevant government bodies/agencies.
- Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Industry Funding Scheme (Cattle) Regulations 2010
- Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Industry Funding Scheme (Grains) Regulations 2010
- Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Industry Funding Scheme (Sheep and Goats) Regulations 2010.
Who can make a submission?
Submissions are open to stakeholders affected by the Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Regulations. This includes:
Where can I make a submission?
To make a submission, please complete the online submission form on this consultation page. Please read the discussion paper before submitting your feedback. If you have any difficulties with your submission or further questions, please contact us by email at IFS@dpird.wa.gov.au or click on the ‘Questions’ tab on this page.
What should my submission include?
Your submission should focus on the operation and effectiveness of the IFS regulations and consider anomalies that have been identified through past experiences with the operation of the regulations.
Comments on the functions of the IFS Management Committees are not within the scope of this review. This area is addressed via the industry consultation undertaken by the IFS Industry Management Committees each financial year.
Your submission should include any comments relevant to the proposed changes detailed in the discussion paper available from this page.
Can I make a confidential submission?
Submissions may be published online after the consultation period has ended, but you can request your submission not be published. The online submission form will ask you to nominate whether you wish to have your submission published.
Why are the IFS Regulations being reviewed?
Section 147 of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires the Minister for Agriculture and Food to carry out a review of the operation and effectiveness of any regulations made for the purposes of establishing an IFS every five years. The review will consider the following regulations:
How will my submission be used?
The submissions will be analysed and a report will be presented to the Minister for Agriculture and Food, including recommendations to improve the operation and effectiveness of the IFS regulations (as relevant). If regulation amendments are required to improve the operation and effectiveness of the regulations, Ministerial approval will be sought.
Can I access the final report?
The final report will be publicly available after it has been tabled in Parliament. The report will be accessible from the IFS reports webpage.
I would like more information – who should I contact?
For more information, contact us by email at IFS@dpird.wa.gov.au. Alternatively, you can submit your questions via the ‘Questions’ tab on this page.