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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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Resumption of trade in uncooked pig meat from Belgium

Effective from 29 November 2022
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (the department) will re-establish import conditions for uncooked pig meat from Belgium. The import conditions are expected to be available from mid-December 2022. • A standard permit will be avail...
Related Cases:   Pig meat

Removal of two phytosanitary measures for fresh Tahitian limes from New Caledonia

Effective from 25 November 2022
Updated import conditions for the importation of fresh Tahitian lime fruit from New Caledonia will be published on BICON on 1 December 2022. The department has reviewed these conditions and based on recommendations will be removing the following phytos...
Related Cases:   Fresh limes for human consumption

The Compliance-based Intervention Scheme (CBIS) is expanding

Effective from 25 November 2022
The department is incorporating a number of new commodities onto the Compliance-based Intervention Scheme (CBIS). This change is scheduled to take effect on 1 December 2022. The following commodities have been scoped for addition: • Fresh asparagus...
Related Cases:   Fresh asparagus for human consumption | Dried herbs for human consumption | Fresh Allium spp. for human consumption | Semi-processed fruit and vegetables for human consumption

Powdered paprika and vanilla is being incorporated onto the Compliance-Based Intervention Scheme

Effective from 25 November 2022
The department is incorporating powdered paprika, powdered vanilla and dried vanilla bean products imported from all countries onto the Compliance-Based Intervention Scheme (CBIS). This change is scheduled to take effect on 1 December 2022. You will b...
Related Cases:   Vanilla beans for human consumption | Powdered plant products for human consumption

Commencement of BPL Season 2022-2023

Effective from 18 November 2022
The Ministry of Primary Industries New Zealand (MPI NZ) has advised the department that the 2022-2023 flight season of the Burnt Pine Longicorn (BPL) beetle begins for all New Zealand ports as of 00:01 hours (NZST) at the start of Saturday 19 November ...
Related Cases:   Logs, log cabins and oversize timber | Timber and timber products | Timber and timber products imported from New Zealand during Burnt Pine Longicorn (BPL) flight season

Reminder to submit a Notice of Importation (NOI) form when importing high risk nursery stock

Effective from 16 November 2022
The department has been made aware that importers and/or their brokers are not submitting the required for consignments of plant material being sent to the Commonwealth facility at Mickleham, Victoria. This NOI is a requirement of import that must be ...
Related Cases:   Actinidia spp. (kiwi fruit, gooseberry) for use as nursery stock | Morus spp. for use as nursery stock | Ficus carica for use as nursery stock | Passiflora spp. for use as nursery stock | Pome species for use as nursery stock | Castanea spp. for use as nursery stock | Rutaceae as nursery stock | Clonal grass for use as nursery stock | Pistacia spp. for use as nursery stock | Tropical and temperate species for use as nursery stock | Persea spp. for use as nursery stock | Pinus spp. and Pseudotsuga spp. for use as nursery stock | Punica spp. for use as nursery stock | Phoenix dactylifera for use as nursery stock | Manihot spp. for use as nursery stock | Xylella fastidiosa and Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Forestry or amenity species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death | Carica papaya for use as nursery stock | Ornamental hosts of fireblight and Ceratocystis spp. for use as nursery stock | Coffea spp. for use as nursery stock | Hibiscus spp for use as nursery stock | Guava rust hosts for use as nursery stock | Chrysoporthe hosts for use as nursery stock | Mangifera spp. for use as nursery stock | Ribes spp. for use as nursery stock | Vaccinium spp. for use as nursery stock | Prunus spp. for use as nursery stock | Ulmus spp., Planera spp. and Zelkova spp. for use as nursery stock | Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Xylella fastidiosa, Sudden Oak Death and Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Cyphomandra species for use as nursery stock | Guava rust, Xylella fastidiosa and Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Olea spp. (olives) for use as nursery stock | Ornamental hosts of fireblight for use as nursery stock | Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum and Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock | Camellia spp. for use as nursery stock | Juglans spp. for use as nursery stock | Corylus spp. for use as nursery stock | Sudden oak death hosts for use as nursery stock | Tropical and temperate species that are hosts of Xylella and Ceratocystis for use as nursery stock | Forestry or amenity species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa, Sudden Oak Death and Ceratocystis | Ornamental virus, Sudden Oak Death and Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock | Rosa spp. for use as nursery stock | Tropical and temperate species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa for use as nursery stock | Forestry or amenity species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa | Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death hosts for use as nursery stock

Change of Mickleham Post Entry Quarantine email address for plant material

Effective from 15 November 2022
The purpose of this notification is to advise that correspondence should be directed to when contacting the Commonwealth Mickleham Post Entry Quarantine (PEQ) facility regarding the growth of plant material under biosecurity control. Emails regard...
Related Cases:   Actinidia spp. (kiwi fruit, gooseberry) for use as nursery stock | Morus spp. for use as nursery stock | Ficus carica for use as nursery stock | Passiflora spp. for use as nursery stock | Pome species for use as nursery stock | Castanea spp. for use as nursery stock | Rutaceae as nursery stock | Clonal grass for use as nursery stock | Pistacia spp. for use as nursery stock | Tropical and temperate species for use as nursery stock | Persea spp. for use as nursery stock | Pinus spp. and Pseudotsuga spp. for use as nursery stock | Punica spp. for use as nursery stock | Phoenix dactylifera for use as nursery stock | Manihot spp. for use as nursery stock | Xylella fastidiosa and Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Forestry or amenity species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death | Carica papaya for use as nursery stock | Ornamental hosts of fireblight and Ceratocystis spp. for use as nursery stock | Coffea spp. for use as nursery stock | Hibiscus spp for use as nursery stock | Guava rust hosts for use as nursery stock | Chrysoporthe hosts for use as nursery stock | Mangifera spp. for use as nursery stock | Ribes spp. for use as nursery stock | Vaccinium spp. for use as nursery stock | Prunus spp. for use as nursery stock | Ulmus spp., Planera spp. and Zelkova spp. for use as nursery stock | Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Xylella fastidiosa, Sudden Oak Death and Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Cyphomandra species for use as nursery stock | Guava rust, Xylella fastidiosa and Ceratocystis spp. hosts for use as nursery stock | Olea spp. (olives) for use as nursery stock | Ornamental hosts of fireblight for use as nursery stock | Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum and Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock | Camellia spp. for use as nursery stock | Juglans spp. for use as nursery stock | Corylus spp. for use as nursery stock | Sudden oak death hosts for use as nursery stock | Tropical and temperate species that are hosts of Xylella and Ceratocystis for use as nursery stock | Forestry or amenity species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa, Sudden Oak Death and Ceratocystis | Ornamental virus, Sudden Oak Death and Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock | Rosa spp. for use as nursery stock | Tropical and temperate species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa for use as nursery stock | Forestry or amenity species that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa | Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death hosts for use as nursery stock

Removal of coconut jelly from BICON case Fresh coconut and coconut meat for Human Consumption

Effective from 8 November 2022
The department will remove coconut jelly from the BICON case Fresh coconut and coconut meat for human consumption. Coconut jelly can be imported under the BICON case . Who does this alert affect: This notice affects importers of coconut jelly, fres...
Related Cases:   Fresh coconut and coconut meat

Destruction of unregulated animal-based pet food (including rawhide dog chews) imported via mail

Effective from 15 October 2022
The department will be destroying unregulated animal-based pet food with no option of re-export. This change is scheduled to take effect on the 17 October 2022. Biosecurity Animal Division recently conducted a risk analysis of unregulated animal-bas...
Related Cases:   Pet food, pet food ingredients, and supplements for companion animals

High throughput sequencing for virus/viroid detection in Fragaria, Prunus and Rubus nursery stock

Effective from 14 October 2022
From December 2022, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (the department) will commence high throughput sequencing (HTS) testing of imported Fragaria, Prunus and Rubus nursery stock to detect viruses and viroids of biosecurity concern....
Related Cases:   Fragaria spp. for use as nursery stock | Rubus spp. for use as nursery stock | Prunus spp. for use as nursery stock

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