Agriculture Victoria has proposed changes to the definition of “linked land” for PCN. Ag Vic is hosting a meeting at the Victorian Farmers Federation office in Melbourne for all growers to discuss these potential changes as well as Victoria’s area of freedom certificate.


What: PCN Policy Discussion

When: Friday 13 December 2019 1:30pm

Where: VFF HQ – Farrer House, Level 4/24 Collins St, Melbourne


A copy of the definitions section in the PCN policy can be found here, along with the additional proposed definitions (which are highlighted in yellow). To assist in changing the definition, assessing the risk of spreading PCN and gaining approval from the national PCN working group, Ag Vic has developed a Rapid Risk Assessment, which can be found here.


  1. Verbal update – National review and feedback from interstate agencies
  2. PCN policy – current amendments for noting (DRAFT revised copy of the policy to be provided).
  3. Industry feedback session – linked land management definitions
  4. Confirm current definitions and alignment issues with National Management Plan
    1. Proposed amendments to current definitions
    2. Scenario analysis against each definition
    3. Industry feedback
  5. Other issues


This event is open to all growers. To RSVP your attendance, please contact the Victorian Farmers Federation on 1300 882 833.