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Alerts and Changes provide information about notices or changes to import conditions. You can keep informed with these notices by following individual import cases.

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Rodent dropping contamination tolerance for seed for sowing

Effective: 18 April 2019 to 19 July 2019
The purpose of this notification is to advise on the interim policy to manage rodent faecal contamination in imported pasture seed (Lolium spp. and Festuca spp.) for sowing from the United States. Who does this notice affect: Importers and exporter...
Related Cases:   Permitted seed for sowing | Lolium spp. seed for sowing

New case for birds' nests

Effective: 18 April 2019 to 19 July 2019
Background A new case has been developed highlighting that imported birds' nests must meet the conditions in the . The department currently cannot facilitate the import of raw or uncanned birds' nests. Further information Please contact the Import...
Related Cases:   Birds' nests

End of BPL season for timber imports from New Zealand

Effective: 15 April 2019 to 1 October 2019
The Ministry of Primary Industries New Zealand (MPI NZ) has advised the Department that the 2018-2019 flight season of the Burnt Pine Longicorn (BPL) beetle has ended for all New Zealand ports as of 24:00 hours (NZST) on 15/04/2019. Consignments loade...
Related Cases:   Logs, log cabins and oversize timber | Timber and timber products | BPL affected timber from New Zealand

Prawns

Effective: 12 April 2019 to 8 July 2019
Who does this notice affect: • Importers of prawns and prawn products (excluding retorted goods) • Assessment services group Background: A separate BICON case has been created for prawns. The seafood case remains unchanged, other than the removal o...
Related Cases:   Prawns

Bean seed for human consumption

Effective: 12 April 2019 to 27 March 2020
Pigeon peas (Cajanus Cajan) will be added to the permitted species table under the bean seed for human consumption BICON case. This will enable Cajanus cajan to be imported into Australia under an import permit. Who does this notice affect: Import...
Related Cases:   Bean seed for human consumption

Aquaculture feed and aquatic meals

Effective: 5 April 2019 to 20 May 2019
The department has made changes to the aquaculture feed and aquatic meals BICON case. Who does this notice affect: Importers of aquaculture feed and aquaculture meals, Assessment Services Group, Inspection Services Group Background: The departm...
Related Cases:   Aquaculture feed and aquatic meals

Changes to the aquaculture feed and aquatic meals BICON case

Effective: 5 April 2019 to 27 May 2019
Who does this notice affect: Importers of aquaculture feed and aquaculture meals, Assessment Services Group, Inspection Services Group Background: The department has recently completed a review of this commodity. The BICON case has been updated as...
Related Cases:   Aquaculture feed and aquatic meals

Revised import conditions for cell lines

Effective: 4 April 2019 to 6 May 2019
A review has been completed for the cell lines BICON case which will result in changes to import conditions. The revised case is expected to be published in BICON on 6 May, 2019. Who does this notice affect?: Importers of cell lines. Backgrou...
Related Cases:   Cell lines

Revised import conditions for purified antibodies

Effective: 4 April 2019 to 6 May 2019
A review of has been completed for the purified antibodies BICON case which will result in changes to import conditions. The proposed revised case is expected to be published in BICON on 6 May, 2019. Who does this notice affect?: Importers of p...
Related Cases:   Purified antibodies

Tomato seed for sowing

Effective: 1 April 2019 to 31 May 2019
This case has been changed to incorporate phase 2 and 3 of the emergency measures for Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV). In addition to existing testing requirements, the seed must be tested for ToBRFV. Seed tested between midnight 31 March 2...
Related Cases:   Tomato seed for sowing

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