Reports

Products published in this section represent work related to ACERA projects as outlined in the ACERA Workplan, including reports endorsed by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

endorsed core report - Indicates ‘Endorsed Core Materials’

Type Title Project Chief Investigators Year
endorsed core report Multi-pathway risk analysis: a case study of Puccinia psidii 1206A ID2 Holliday, J; Jones, S; Elith, J; Glen, M;simpson, J; Edwards, J; Robinson, A; Burgman, M. 14/8/14
endorsed core report Plant quarantine inspection and auditing across the biosecurity continuum 1101C ID1 Robinson, A; Woolcott, B; Holmes, P; Dawes, A; Sibley, J; Porter, L; Kirkham, J. 13/2/14
endorsed core report Sampling interceptions for identification 1101E ID2 Robinson, A; Maynard, G; Cannon, R. 13/2/14
endorsed core report Comparing multi-criteria analysis and cost benefit analysis for biosecurity 1102C ID3 Kompas, T; Liu, S. 13/2/14
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TRACE: An R-package to trace pest spread via multiple dispersal mechanisms

Trace 1.0.4

1206B ID2 Potts, J; Robinson, A; Burgman, M. 13/2/14
endorsed core report Statistical modelling and risk return improvements for the plant quarantine pathway 1206F ID2 Arthur, T; Zhao, S; Robinson, A; Woollcott, B; Perotti, E; Aston, C. 13/2/14
endorsed core report A sampling framework and trial for the surveillance program 1206G ID1 Holliday, J; Robinson A. 14/8/13
endorsed core report The use of manufacturer's Declarations as a biosecurity control for imposrt of biologicals 1101F ID2 Buckley, D. 14/8/13
endorsed core report Relative risk of different categories of imported biological products of animal origin 1101F ID1 Buckley, D. 14/8/13
endorsed core report Determination of effect of audits on pathway contamination rates for medium-risk stockfeed 1001B ID3 Robinson, A; Dawes, A; Woolcott, B; Perotti, E. 24/6/13
endorsed core report Measuring the cost of human morbidity from zoonotic diseases 1002B ID1 Jordan, H; Dunt, D; Hollingsworth, B; Burgman, M. 24/6/13
endorsed core report Post-Border decision-support tools: A tool to support the decision to switch between eradication and containment of an invasion 1004C ID4 Cacho, O; Hester, S. 24/6/13
endorsed core report Ballast Water Risk Table Reconstruction 1104E ID7 Zhao, S; Caley, P; Arthur, T; Robinson, A; Gregg, M. 24/6/13
endorsed core report Detectability of arthropods in fresh produce consignments 1106C ID3 Perrone, S; Maynard, G; Crowe, B; Connel, M; Papacek, D; Hepworth, G; Robinson, A; Burgman, M. 24/6/13
endorsed core report Sub-Project 2E 'Proof-of-freedom' toolbox 1004B ID9 Hester, S; Sergeant, E. 07/03/2013
endorsed core report Post-border surveillance techniques: review, synthesis and employment, Phase 2 synthesis 1004B ID8 Hester, S; Garner, G. 07/03/2013
endorsed core report Adoption of Meaningful Performance Indicators for quarantine inspection performance 1101D ID1 Robinson, A; Mudford, R; Quan, K; Sorbello, P; Chisholm, M. 07/03/2013
endorsed core report Model-based search strategies for plant diseases: a case-study using citrus canker (Xanthomonas citri) 1006B ID2 Potts, J; Cox, M; Christian, R; Burgman, M 19/11/2012
endorsed core report Valuing community engagement in biosecurity surveillance 1004B ID7 Cacho, O 19/11/2012
endorsed core report Zoo Based Wildlife Disease Surveillance Pilot Project. 1004B ID5

Cox-Witton, K; Reiss, A; Woods, R

19/11/2012

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AQIS Quarantine Operations Risk Return - Imported Plant-Product Pathways (Study J) 1001B ID2 Robinson, A; Bell, J; Woolcott, B; Perotti, E 30/05/2012
endorsed core report DAFF Biosecurity Quarantine Operations Risk-Based Approach Overview of Case Studies (Study H) 1001B ID5 Robinson, A; Cannon, R; Goldie, S 30/05/2012
endorsed core report Potential methods and tools for estimating biosecurity consequences for primary production, amenity, and the environment 1002A ID2 Cook, T; Long, G; Possingham, H; Failing, L; Burgman, M; Gregory, R; Estevez, R;
Walshe, T
30/05/2012
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Report on strategies for adoption and potential further applications

MoniTool - an eradication monitoring tool - Manual

1004A ID6 Hester, S; Sergeant, E; Herbert, K; Robinson, A 30/05/2012
endorsed core report The use of new technologies for rapid, field-based (point-of-care) testing in the detection of emergency animal diseases 1004B ID1 Sims, L 30/05/2012
endorsed core report Tools for Anticipating Potential Problems in Biosecurity Applications 0606 Cross, J 10/11/2011
endorsed core report A review of current methods and tools used by biosecurity agencies to estimate consequence impacts on primary production, amenity, and the environment 1002A ID1 Walshe, T; Cole, M; Grant, N; Failing, L; Long, G; Gregory, R 16/02/2012
endorsed core report Time preference and value of information in the context of estimating consequences 1002A ID3 Rout, T; Spring, D; Runge, M; Robinson, A; Walshe, T 16/02/2012
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A decision framework for estimating consequence impacts under operational conditions.Case study: Review of the Emergency Plant Pest Categorisation Questionnaire

1002B ID2 Hemming, V; Walshe, T 16/02/2012
endorsed core report Post-border surveillance techniques: review, synthesis and deployment 1004A ID5 Hester, S; Sergeant, E; Herbert, K; Robinson, A 16/02/2012
endorsed core report AQIS Import Clearance Risk Return - Study A: External container inspection 1001A Robinson, A; Hood, G; Cayzer, L; Scott, M 10/11/2011
endorsed core report AQIS Import Clearance Risk Return - Study B: Rural destination inspection 1001A Robinson, A; Cannon, R; Cayzer, L; Langlands, R 10/11/2011
endorsed core report AQIS Import Clearance Risk Return - Study D: Seaports 1001A Robinson, A; Goldie, S; Gillow, S; Tognolini, S 10/11/2011
endorsed core report AQIS Import Clearance Risk Return - Study E: Unit loading devices 1001A Robinson, A; Karri, R; Clarke, F; Theakston, M; Scott, M 10/11/2011
endorsed core report AQIS Import Clearance Risk Return - Study F: Reportable documents 1001A Robinson, A; Karri, R; Clarke, F; Scott, M 10/11/2011
endorsed core report DAFF Biosecurity Quarantine Operations Risk Return - Study I: Performance indicators 1001A Robinson, A; Cannon, R; Mudford, R 07/11/11
endorsed core report Uncertainty and uncertainty analysis methods 0705A Hayes, K; Barry S 31/05/2011
endorsed core report Putting the quantitative into qualitative import risk assessments 0705B Hayes, K; Barry S 31/05/2011
endorsed core report Risk in complex pathways: Propagation of risk via zero inflated distributions and mixing 0705C Hayes, K; Barry S 31/05/2011
endorsed core report Bayesian Learning and Synthesis through the Elicitation of Risk: BLASTER 0705D Hayes, K; Barry S 31/05/2011
endorsed core report Point of truth calibration: Putting science into scoring systems 0705E Hayes, K; Barry S 31/05/2011
endorsed core report Review of online systems for biosecurity intelligence-gathering and analysis 1003 Burgman, M 31/05/2011
endorsed core report Quantifying the effects of uncertainty in responses to key weed risk assessment scoring questions 0904 Caley, P 09/03/2011
endorsed core report A comparison of quarantine risk analysis system 0709 Mengersen, K 09/03/2011
endorsed core report Demonstrating risk analysis capabilities 0901 Burgman, M 09/03/2011
endorsed core report Combining GIS and Bayesian Networks in test-action strategies for risk assessment 0905 Pullar, D 09/03/2011
endorsed core report Post-border surveillance techniques: review, synthesis and deployment 1004 Robinson, A; Hester, S 09/03/2011
endorsed core report Eliciting expert judgements: Process Manual 0611 Burgman, M

16/11/2010

endorsed core report Eliciting expert judgements: User Manual 0611 Burgman, M 16/11/2010
endorsed core report Application of search theory to weed eradiction programs 0806 Cacho, O 16/11/2010
endorsed core report Strategies for managing invasive species 0902 Pollett, P 16/11/2010
endorsed core report Determining necessary survey effort for detecting invasive weeds in native vegetation communities 0906 Bekessy, S 16/11/2010
endorsed core report Evaluation and development of formal consensus methods 0607 Colyvan, M 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Simplifying models of alien biota 0704 Hearne, J 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Deliberative methods for assessing utilities 0803 Cook, D.C 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Evaluating vegetation condition measures for cost effective biodiversity investment planning 0706 Lawson, K; Burgman, M 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Import clearance risk framework 0804a Robinson, A 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Optimal allocation of resources to emergency response actions for invasive species 0604 McCarthy, M; Possingham, H 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Statistical methods for biosecurity monitoring and surveillance 0605 Fox, D 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Using stakeholder mapping and analysis with a mental models approach for biosecurity riks communication with peri-urban communities 0801 Gilmour, J; Beilin, R 15/06/2009
endorsed core report Reconciling uncertain costs and benefits in Bayes nets for invasive species management 0601-0611 Hayes, K; Burgman, M 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Do they?/How do they?/Why do they differ? - on finding reasons for differing performances of species distribution models 0603 Elith, J; Wand, M 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Targeting monitoring for pest managment: an optimisation approach 0604 McCarthy, M; Possingham, H 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Using sighting records to declare eradication of an invasive species 0604 McCarthy, M; Possingham, H 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Uses and misuses of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) in environmental decision-making 0607-0610 Colyvan, M; Regan, H 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Is probability the only coherent approach to uncertainty? 0607 Colyvan, M 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Survey of group 'consensus' methods 0607 Colyvan, M 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Linguistic uncertainty in qualitative risk analysis and how to minimize it 0611 Burgman, M 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Reducing overconfidence in internal judgements of experts 0611 Burgman, M 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Observer variation in field assessments of vegetation condition: implications for biodiversity conservation 0706 Lawson, K; Burgman, M 01/11/2008
endorsed core report AQIS import clearance data framework 0804 Robinson, A 01/11/2008
endorsed core report Qualitative modelling and Bayesian network analysis for risk-based biosecurity decision making in complex systems 0601 Hayes, K 01/03/2008
endorsed core report How much compensation is enough? A framework for incorporating uncertainty and time discount when calculating offset ratios for impacted habitat 0706 Burgman, M; Lawson, K 01/10/2007
endorsed core report Eliciting Expert Judgements: Literature Review 0611 Burgman, M 01/10/2007
endorsed core report Review of the use of period of trade and trade volume in import risk analysis 0702 McCarthy, M; Burgman, M 01/07/2007
endorsed core report Assessment of strategies for evaluating extreme risks 0602 Franklin, J 01/05/2007
endorsed core report Statistical methods for biosecurity monitoring 0605 Fox, D 01/05/2007
endorsed core report Strategies for the effective communication of probabilities 0608 Caponecchia, C 01/05/2007
Progress report Plain English for Risk Communication 0805 Carey, J 01/07/2008
Progress report Biosecurity: improving detection by enlisting community detectives 0802 Carr, A 01/07/2008
Report 1 Simplifying models of alien biota 0704 Hearne, J 01/07/2007
Final Report Stakeholder mapping for effective risk assessment and communication 0609 Gilmour, J 01/04/2007
Progress Report Evaluation and development of formal consensus methods 0607 Colyvan, M 01/07/2007
Report 2 Optimal allocation of resources to emergency response actions for invasive species 0604 Possingham, H; McCarthy, M 01/07/2007
Final Report New spatial analysis methods for improved hazard/risk identification 0603 Elith, J; Wand, M 01/02/2008
endorsed core report Combining disparate data sources to demonstrate pest/disease status 0703 Martin, T 20/11/2009
endorsed core report Principles for prioritising exotic pests 0707 Hart, Q 20/11/2009
endorsed core report Alternative methodologies for establishing pest and disease freedom 0807 Hood, G 20/11/2009
endorsed core report Community Practice for Structured Decision-Making: Phase II 0809a Christian, R 20/11/2009
endorsed core report Plain English for Risk Communication 0805 Carey, J 12/03/2010