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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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Commencement of urgent actions for khapra beetle: Phase 1

Effective from 28 August 2020
Following the issued on 13 August 2020, the purpose of this notification is to advise stakeholders that the department will commence Phase 1 of the on 3 September to address the risk of khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium) on high-risk plant products...
Related Cases:   Unaccompanied personal effects | Pelted wheat for human consumption | Processed grain and seed products for human consumption | Plant material for research purposes | Coriandrum sativum seed for sowing | Cuminum cyminum seed for sowing | Unrestricted cucurbitaceous seed for sowing | Cucumis melo seed for sowing | Cucurbita pepo seed for sowing | Cucurbita moschata seed for sowing | Cucurbita maxima seed for sowing | Citrullus lanatus seed for sowing | Cucumis sativus seed for sowing | Cumin seed for human consumption | Coriander seed for human consumption | Cucurbit seed for human consumption | Unrestricted Luffa spp. and Momordica spp. seed for sowing | Benincasa hispida seed for sowing | Rice for human consumption or processing | Celery seed for human consumption | Fennel seed for human consumption | Apium graveolens as seed for sowing | Foeniculum vulgare as seed for sowing | Split legumes for human consumption | Powdered herbs for human consumption | Dried vegetables for human consumption

Recurring issues in the importation of biological products

Effective from 21 August 2020
Who does this notice affect? This notice is of interest to importers of biological products and associated industry participants. What has changed? The department has noticed some recurring issues in the importation of biological products. The follo...

Notification of planned urgent actions for khapra beetle

Effective from 13 August 2020
The purpose of this notification is to advise stakeholders that within the next two months the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) will implement urgent actions to address the risk of khapra beetle (Trogoderma granariu...
Related Cases:   Truffles for human consumption | Processed tuber and corm products for human consumption | Vacuum sealed nuts for human consumption | Processed nuts for human consumption | Dried apricot kernels | Water chestnuts for human consumption | Chestnuts for human consumption | Bulgur wheat for human consumption | Shelled pine nuts for human consumption | Dried dates or doum for human consumption | Groats for processing or human consumption | Tamarind for human consumption | Freekeh for human consumption | Dried grapes for human consumption | Brassicaceous seed for sprouting or micro-green production | Malted cereal products for processing | Raw nuts for human consumption | Mexican jumping bean seed for sowing | Leucaena spp. seed for sowing | Gossypium spp. seed for sowing | Colocasia spp. seed for sowing | Solanum tuberosum seed for sowing | Banana seed for sowing | Coffea spp. seed for sowing | Roasted seeds for human consumption | Humulus spp. seed for sowing | Telfairia occidentalis seed for sowing | Zeia spp. seed for sowing | x Triticosecale spp. seed for sowing | Sorghum spp. seed for sowing | Setaria spp. seed for sowing | Secale cereale seed for sowing | Pennisetum spp. seed for sowing | Pascopyrum smithii seed for sowing | Leymus spp. seed for sowing | Roegneria spp. seed for sowing | Hordeum spp. seed for sowing | Helictotrichon sempervirens seed for sowing | Elymus spp. seed for sowing | Digitaria spp. seed for sowing | Chloris spp. seed for sowing | Cenchrus spp. seed for sowing | Avena spp. seed for sowing | Aneurolepidium spp. seed for sowing | Brachiaria spp. and Urochloa spp. seed for sowing | Vangueria infausta seed for sowing | Vitis spp. (grape) seed for sowing | Dutch elm disease host seed for sowing | Azadirachta indica seed for sowing | Centrosema spp. seed for sowing | Euphorbia lathyrus seed for processing | Processed grain and seed products for use as biodegradable/edible tableware | Ziziphus jujuba Mill. (Chinese jujube) seed for sowing | Panicum spp. seed for sowing. | Sesame seed for sowing | Ricinus communis seed for sowing | Linseed seed for sowing | Helianthus spp. (sunflower) seed for sowing | Hibiscus cannabinus seed for sowing | Cassava seed for sowing | Vicia spp. seed for sowing | Triticum spp. seed for sowing | Lens spp. seed for sowing | Carthamus tinctorius seed for sowing | Oryza spp. seed for sowing | Peanuts for human consumption or processing | Chickpeas for human consumption | Unaccompanied personal effects | Plant species that are weeds | Retail ready products containing a mix of grains, seeds, dried fruits and nuts for human consumption | Dried and whole Ziziphus spp. for human consumption | Horse chestnuts | Mushrooms for human consumption | Dried fruit | Plant fibre products and seed handicrafts | Stock feed, supplements and ingredients of plant origin | Pet food, supplements and ingredients of plant origin | Ground or whole peppercorns and pepper for human consumption | Articles stuffed with dried herbs or seed | Lodoicea maldivica nuts | Carob and cocoa beans and husk for human consumption | Plant species requiring further assessment | Pelted wheat for human consumption | Processed grain and seed products for human consumption | Cannabis spp. seed for sowing | Annona spp. seed for sowing | Carica papaya seed for sowing | Mixed seed for sowing (permitted species) | Mangifera spp. seed for sowing | Camellia sinensis seed for sowing | Rutaceae seed for sowing requiring treatment and/or testing | Pearl barley | Orchid seed for sowing | Myrtaceae seed for sowing | Medicago spp. seed for sowing | Brassicaceous seed for sowing requiring treatment | Encephalartos spp. seed for sowing | Gulong tribute millet for human consumption | Trichosanthes cucumerina seed for sowing | Lagenaria siceraria seed for sowing | Ribes spp. seed for sowing | Birdseed | Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum hosts as seed for sowing | Sesame seed for human consumption | Daucus carota seed for sowing | Plant material for research purposes | Bean seed for human consumption | Unrestricted cucurbitaceous seed for sowing | Cucumis melo seed for sowing | Cucurbita pepo seed for sowing | Cucurbita moschata seed for sowing | Cucurbita maxima seed for sowing | Citrullus lanatus seed for sowing | Cucumis sativus seed for sowing | Papaver somniferum seed for human consumption | Regulated vegetable crop seeds for human consumption | Whole dried peas for human consumption | Persea americana seed for sowing | Prunus spp. seed for sowing | Pinus spp. and Pseudotsuga spp. seed for sowing | Pea seed for sowing | Seed for sowing products | Daylily rust host seed for sowing | Conifer (excluding Pinus spp. and Pseudotsuga spp.) seed for sowing | Moko hosts seed for sowing | Arabidopsis spp. seed for sowing | Xanthosoma roseum seed for sowing | Agropyron spp. seed for sowing | Vaccinium spp. seed for sowing | Tomato seed for sowing | Fagopyrum esculentum seed for sowing | Allium spp. seed for sowing | Dactylis spp. seed for sowing | Capsicum spp. (requiring testing) seed for sowing | Permitted seed for sowing | Lolium spp. seed for sowing | Raw seed for human consumption | Linseed for human consumption | Momordica charantia as seed for sowing | Coffee for processing or human consumption | Sunflower kernel or seed for human consumption | Whole lentils for human consumption | Rice for human consumption or processing | Papaver somniferum seed for sowing | Nicotiana spp. seed for sowing | Palm seed for sowing | Fagopyrum esculentum for human consumption | Hemp seed and hemp products | Chestnut seed for sowing | Phaseolus spp. seed for sowing | Nuts and woody tree seed for sowing | Split legumes for human consumption | Dried herbs for human consumption | Powdered herbs for human consumption | Restricted legume seed for sowing | Maize grits for human consumption or processing | Zea mays seed for sowing | Dried herb products not for human consumption | Soybeans (excluding frozen) for human consumption | Dried vegetables for human consumption | Cocos spp. seed for sowing

Commencement of amended emergency measures for Xylella

Effective from 3 August 2020
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) has introduced further actions to manage the risk of the bacterial pathogen Xylella in imported nursery stock. What are the changes: 1. Regulatory measures will apply to more p...
Related Cases:   Sudden oak death hosts for use as nursery stock | Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death hosts for use as nursery stock | Cacti for use as nursery stock | Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock | Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock | Saintpaulia spp. for use as nursery stock

Transition towards new government health certificates

Effective from 14 July 2020
The department is currently amending import permit conditions, and thereby associated health certificate statements, for dairy products from approved countries. This includes: • bovine, ovine and/or caprine dairy • colostrum, and • cheese and butter...
Related Cases:   Dairy

ARTG registered Medical Devices included Class III

Effective from 11 July 2020
A standard permit has been developed for ARTG registered Medical Devices included Class III. This permit does not allow for the import of medical devices that are animal derived suture material. Standard permits are permits with established pre-assess...
Related Cases:   Human therapeutics and medicines

Import conditions for fresh dates from Israel to be published by 24 July 2020

Effective from 10 July 2020
The department will publish import conditions for fresh date fruit from Israel. The import conditions apply to loose fresh dates (single fruit) with a moisture content above 30 per cent, with skin, flesh and seeds, including a cap and a small portion o...
Related Cases:   Fresh dates for human consumption

Updates to list of approved sources of Taiwanese Phalaenopsis spp. nursery stock

Effective from 9 July 2020
Effective immediately, the list of approved sources of Phalaenopsis spp. nursery stock from Taiwan has been updated as follows: • Approval of the grower Abundance Biotechnology Co., Ltd (50-AP-014) and its greenhouse 50-AP-014-01. • Approval of the g...
Related Cases:   Orchids for use as nursery stock

Extended interim policy for use of scanned copies of phytosanitary certificates

Effective from 1 July 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...

Important information about the approved countries for salmon

Effective from 18 June 2020
The department has written to trading partners to seek their assurance that they can comply with the new import conditions for salmon that came into effect on the 1st of September 2019. The United States of America is approved as both a source and pro...
Related Cases:   Salmonid fish for human consumption

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