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We’d love to congratulate Bob Makinson who has received a 2022 Australian Biosecurity Award in the Environmental Biosecurity Category.
Bob has been instrumental in galvanising attention and action for the introduced plant disease myrtle rust (Austropuccinia psidii). He has used his botanical and conservation expertise to raise awareness, and to secure support and funding across community groups, research institutions and governments at all levels. Click here to learn more about the incredible contribution Bob has made and watch a video on his work. Congratulations Bob!

Bob accepting the award, on the right is the MC, Richard Morecroft and on the left is the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator the Hon. Murray Watt who presented the award (Jo Lynch).