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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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Final pest risk analysis for Pepino mosaic virus and pospiviroids associated with tomato seeds

Effective from 26 February 2021
The purpose of this notification is to advise stakeholders that the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) has published the What is included within the pest risk analysis? The report presents pest risk assessments f...
Related Cases:   Tomato seed for sowing

Implementation of 600 unit sampling procedure for imported bulbs

Effective from 22 February 2021
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) is revising the on-arrival inspection regime of all consignments of bulbs imported for use as nursery stock. Following a review of import conditions, a 600-unit sampling and i...
Related Cases:   Bulbs that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa for growth in open quarantine | Bulbs to be grown in open quarantine for use as nursery stock

Phalaenopsis spp. nursery stock imported from an approved source in Taiwan

Effective from 19 February 2021
This alert applies to importers of Phalaenopsis spp. nursery stock from approved sources in Taiwan. Effective immediately, the list of approved sources of Phalaenopsis spp. nursery stock from Taiwan has been updated with approval of the grower Chen...
Related Cases:   Orchids for use as nursery stock

Phase 1 of revised import conditions for apiaceous seeds for sowing commencing 30 March 2021

Effective from 11 February 2021
The purpose of this notification is to advise stakeholders of upcoming changes to import conditions for the following restricted apiaceous seed species imported for sowing purposes: • Anthriscus cerefolium (chervil) • Apium graveolens (celery) • Dau...
Related Cases:   Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum hosts as seed for sowing | Daucus carota seed for sowing | Foeniculum vulgare as seed for sowing | Apium graveolens as seed for sowing

Commencement of khapra beetle target risk country list change

Effective from 4 February 2021
Who does this alert affect: This alert affects clients of the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) who import Full Container Load (FCL) consignments of seeds, grains and dried plant products. What’s the change: A...

Interim notification on upcoming changes to khapra beetle target risk country list

Effective from 4 February 2021
Who does this alert affect: This alert affects clients of the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) who import Full Container Load (FCL) consignments of seeds, grains and dried plant products. What’s the change: T...

Further detail on khapra beetle actions for sea containers and associated information sessions

Effective from 2 February 2021
On 19 November 2020, the department issued a informing stakeholders of its plans to implement new measures for sea containers to address the hitchhiking risk of khapra beetle. Further information on these measures is now available, as detailed below. ...
Related Cases:   Non-Commodity Cargo Clearance

Mandatory pre-shipment methyl bromide fumigation for fresh leaves and fresh taro from Fiji

Effective from 15 January 2021
Please note that due to unprecedented circumstances, the date of implementation for these conditions has been extended from 18 January 2021 to 1 February 2021. Fresh leaves and fresh taro for human consumption from Fiji certified for export on or ...
Related Cases:   Fresh mustard stick, betel leaves and paan leaves (Piper betel) for human consumption | Fresh leaves for human consumption | Fresh root vegetables for human consumption

Changes to the import of retorted goods for human consumption

Effective from 14 January 2021
The Department is making changes to the standard import permit for retorted, shelf stable, commercially sterile food products containing animal ingredients for human consumption. The changes will mean that the following commodities are no longer per...
Related Cases:   Retorted goods

Update to approved country list for sourcing of avian fluids and tissues

Effective from 14 January 2021
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) has received notification of a recent outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in Hungary. HPAI is not considered to be endemic in Australia. The Director o...
Related Cases:   Animal fluids and tissues (excluding viable reproductive material)

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