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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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Temporary changes to document requirements for imports of animals, biological and animal based goods

Effective from 10 April 2020
Who does this alert affect: Importers of animals, biological and animal based goods. This temporary change is relevant to the use of original paper health certificates (HCs). It does not apply to countries that already provide original HCs in electro...

Temporary measures to assist with assessment and import permit issuance due to COVID-19

Effective from 10 April 2020
Dear stakeholders, The department is committed to facilitating trade during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Animal and Biological Imports Branch (ABIB) is focusing on measures to expedite the assessment and issuance of import permits ...

Rutaceae seed for sowing requiring treatment and/or testing

Effective from 9 April 2020
Rutaceae seed lots imported using the option of offshore treatment are now able to be treated using 8-hydroxyquinoline sulfate following hot water treatment. Onshore treatments will continue to be limited to hot water treatment followed by sodium hypoc...
Related Cases:   Rutaceae seed for sowing requiring treatment and/or testing

Temporary changes to doc requirements for fresh produce, cut flower, plant and plant product imports

Effective from 7 April 2020
Who does this alert affect: Importers of horticultural fresh produce, cut flowers, plants and other plant based commodities. Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment staff. This temporary change is relevant to the use of original paper ph...

Cucurbits as nursery stock requiring testing

Effective from 4 April 2020
The following Cucurbitaceae species are considered to be hosts of Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV), and have been moved to the ‘Cucurbits as nursery stock requiring testing’ BICON case: • Trichosanthes anguina • Trichosanthes cucumerina • ...
Related Cases:   Cucurbits as nursery stock requiring testing

Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Effective from 4 April 2020
The following Cucurbitaceae species are considered to be hosts of Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV), and have been moved to the ‘Cucurbits as nursery stock requiring testing’ BICON case: • Trichosanthes anguina • Trichosanthes cucumerina • ...
Related Cases:   Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock

Effective from 4 April 2020
The following Cucurbitaceae species are considered to be hosts of Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV), and have been moved to the ‘Cucurbits as nursery stock requiring testing’ BICON case: • Trichosanthes anguina • Trichosanthes cucumerina • ...
Related Cases:   Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock

Permitted seed for sowing

Effective from 4 April 2020
Tristemon texanus (Texas gourd) is recognised as a synonym of Cucurbita pepo subsp. texana, which currently requires mandatory testing for Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus, Kyuri green mottle mosaic virus and Zucchini green mottle mosaic virus. As a...
Related Cases:   Permitted seed for sowing

Cucurbit seed for sowing requiring testing for plant viruses

Effective from 4 April 2020
Tristemon texanus (Texas gourd) is recognised as a synonym of Cucurbita pepo subsp. texana, which currently requires mandatory testing for Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus, Kyuri green mottle mosaic virus and Zucchini green mottle mosaic virus. As a...
Related Cases:   Cucurbit seed for sowing requiring testing for plant viruses

Rutaceae seed for sowing requiring treatment and/or testing

Effective from 3 April 2020
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has revised the case and conditions for ‘Rutaceae seed for sowing’ to ensure that: 1. The case title accurately reflects that the import conditions apply to Rutaceae seed for sowing which requir...
Related Cases:   Rutaceae seed for sowing requiring treatment and/or testing

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