In this instalment of Science Behind the Headlines we looked at the issues of agricultural biosecurity and ensuring Australia’s food supply. With a rising population can we continue to be so picky about where our food comes from? Why do we import apples from New Zealand but not potatoes? Who makes the decisions and what is the scientific basis for those decisions? Does the media help or hinder the message?
RiAus Science Communicator James Byrne and his special guests including Tory Shepherd, Prof Mark Tester, Paul Morris and Lyndal Byford discussed this topic and the Science Behind these Headlines.