Biosecurity Matters reader survey

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The Biosecurity Matters reader survey for 2020 has closed. Thank you for your feedback.

Who engaged

88 readers responded to our survey. This represented a range of stakeholders and included people from import and export industries, government employees, academics and members of the public.

What you said

Over 77% of participants rated their overall experience with Biosecurity Matters an 8 or above out of 10.

Suggestions for topics to be covered in future editions included:

  • more numbers around biosecurity breaches and not just prosecutions
  • more news and information for importers and exporters
  • resources for agricultural industries to promote biosecurity
  • how the department works
  • industry and government partnerships
  • on-farm, marine and environmental biosecurity.

Changes or improvements to the newsletter included:

  • highlighting seasonal biosecurity measures
  • more frequent editions
  • having a downloadable PDF.

Figure 1: How would you rate your overall experience with the e-newsletter? 1:1%, 3:1%, 5:3%, 6:5%, 7:13%, 8: 49%, 9:15%, 10:14%.

Figure 2: What is your relationship to us? Department employee:31%, Commonwealth, State or territory government employee:7%, import industry:26%, export industry:3%, academic:3%, member of the public:8%, other:22%.

What happens next

We are taking your feedback on board and will incorporate as many of your ideas as possible.

The broad results will be discussed in the next edition of Biosecurity Matters, which is due to be published mid July 2020.

Read the latest edition of Biosecurity Matters.

The Biosecurity Matters reader survey for 2020 has closed. Thank you for your feedback.

Who engaged

88 readers responded to our survey. This represented a range of stakeholders and included people from import and export industries, government employees, academics and members of the public.

What you said

Over 77% of participants rated their overall experience with Biosecurity Matters an 8 or above out of 10.

Suggestions for topics to be covered in future editions included:

  • more numbers around biosecurity breaches and not just prosecutions
  • more news and information for importers and exporters
  • resources for agricultural industries to promote biosecurity
  • how the department works
  • industry and government partnerships
  • on-farm, marine and environmental biosecurity.

Changes or improvements to the newsletter included:

  • highlighting seasonal biosecurity measures
  • more frequent editions
  • having a downloadable PDF.

Figure 1: How would you rate your overall experience with the e-newsletter? 1:1%, 3:1%, 5:3%, 6:5%, 7:13%, 8: 49%, 9:15%, 10:14%.

Figure 2: What is your relationship to us? Department employee:31%, Commonwealth, State or territory government employee:7%, import industry:26%, export industry:3%, academic:3%, member of the public:8%, other:22%.

What happens next

We are taking your feedback on board and will incorporate as many of your ideas as possible.

The broad results will be discussed in the next edition of Biosecurity Matters, which is due to be published mid July 2020.

Read the latest edition of Biosecurity Matters.