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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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Cacti for use as nursery stock

Effective from 27 October 2020
The quarantine pest list for un-rooted grafted cacti nursery stock produced under an approved system in Korea has been updated. Effective immediately, Schlumbergera virus X and Pitaya virus X are no longer considered to be quarantine pests of concer...
Related Cases:   Cacti for use as nursery stock

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) hitchhiker pests

Effective from 26 October 2020
Onshore sulfuryl fluoride fumigation for goods subject to BMSB seasonal measures is now in scope under the class 19.2 AEPCOMM approved arrangement. Who does this notice affect: Importers of target high risk goods from target high risk countries, Asse...
Related Cases:   Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) hitchhiker pests

Permitted seed for sowing

Effective from 26 October 2020
Permitted species of the following plant genera have been added to the ‘Permitted seeds for sowing’ case in BICON: • Funkia • Hemerocallis • Hosta • Patrinia. Consignments must meet all other import conditions in place to manage other biosecurity...
Related Cases:   Permitted seed for sowing

Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Effective from 26 October 2020
The purpose of this notice is to advise that the import conditions for all Allium spp. imported for use as nursery stock (including bulbs) have changed. This change is being made following policy advice identifying several fungal pathogens of Allium s...
Related Cases:   Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Effective from 26 October 2020
Permitted species of the following plant genera have been added to the ‘Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock’ case in BICON. • Funkia • Hemerocallis • Hosta • Patrinia. Consignments must meet all other import conditions in place to...
Related Cases:   Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Changes to import conditions for Allium spp. for use as nursery stock

Effective from 26 October 2020
The purpose of this Alert is to advise that the import conditions for all Allium spp. imported for use as nursery stock (including bulbs) have changed. All permitted Allium spp. imported as nursery stock (including bulbs) will now be subject to import...
Related Cases:   Bulbs that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa for growth in open quarantine | Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Update to definitions of acceptable commercial processing for permitted plant fibre articles

Effective from 23 October 2020
The department has reviewed the BICON case and will be clarifying import conditions by referring to definitions of acceptable processing methods found in the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures No. 32 ‘Categorization of commodities accord...
Related Cases:   Permitted plant fibres

Fresh kiwifruit for human consumption

Effective from 22 October 2020
Following ongoing engagement with the French Ministry of Agriculture, Agri-food and Forestry (MAAFF) , the Pre-shipment cold treatment conditions for export of kiwifruit, have been removed. In transit cold treatment remains available to use. Who does ...
Related Cases:   Fresh kiwifruit for human consumption

Fumigation before on-arrival inspection of Bulbs imported for nursery stock

Effective from 22 October 2020
The purpose of this notification is to advise stakeholders that import permit conditions have been developed to facilitate fumigation to be performed before on-arrival inspection of imported nursery stock bulbs. These import conditions were developed ...
Related Cases:   Bulbs to be grown in open quarantine for use as nursery stock | Bulbs that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa for growth in open quarantine

Animal fluids and tissues (excluding viable reproductive material)

Effective from 16 October 2020
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) has revised the conditions in the BICON case 'Animal fluids and tissues (excluding viable reproductive material)' for fluids and tissues imported from New Zealand. The import ...
Related Cases:   Animal fluids and tissues (excluding viable reproductive material)

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