Testing incentive-based drivers for importer compliance

Anthony Rossiter, Fallon Mody, Jason Whyte, Susan Hester

CEBRA | Published : 2019


This report provides an analysis of the field trials that took place on the peat and selected vegetable seeds for sowing import pathways. It describes: 1. field trial design and implementation, including implementation issues that arose during the trial and affected outcomes; 2. the qualitative analysis of two rounds of interviews with customs brokers and importers on both pathways, assessing implementation, behaviour change potential and compliance costs associated with inspection activities; 3. insights from interviews with DAWR biosecurity operations staff, which focused largely on information and communication issues; and 4. the quantitative analysis of departmental administrative data, ..

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