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Alerts & Changes

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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Mixed seed for sowing (permitted species)

Effective from 18 February 2020
The department has amended conditions within the 'Mixed seed for sowing' case and will now: 1. Accept ISTA Orange International certificates, NAL certificates or Seed Analysis certificates to be issued as evidence of offshore purity testing. 2. Requi...
Related Cases:   Mixed seed for sowing (permitted species)

Plant species that are weeds

Effective from 15 February 2020
The species Ailanthus altissima (and synonyms) has been added to the BICON case ‘Plant species that are weeds’. Who does this notice affect: Importers of seed and nursery stock. Background: Ailanthus altissima (synonyms: Ailanthus glandulosa, Toxic...
Related Cases:   Plant species that are weeds

Persea americana seed for sowing

Effective from 13 February 2020
Due to lack of trade, the department has removed the pathway for Persea americana seed imported from Norfolk Island for sowing purposes. This pathway will require a review of import conditions against associated biosecurity risks. A review of import c...
Related Cases:   Persea americana seed for sowing

Fresh corn for human consumption

Effective from 13 February 2020
The department is incorporating fresh immature corn onto the Compliance-Based Intervention Scheme (CBIS). This change is scheduled to take effect from the 13 February 2020. What does this mean for my imports? In order to support this change you will ...
Related Cases:   Fresh corn for human consumption

Fresh berries for human consumption

Effective from 13 February 2020
The department is incorporating fresh blueberries from New Zealand onto the Compliance-Based Intervention Scheme (CBIS). This change is scheduled to take effect from 13 February 2020. What does this mean for my imports? In order to support this chang...
Related Cases:   Fresh berries for human consumption

Dried vegetables for human consumption

Effective from 13 February 2020
The department is incorporating dried onions onto the Compliance-Based Intervention Scheme (CBIS). This change is scheduled to take effect from the 13 February 2020. What does this mean for my imports? • consignments of dried onions may become eligib...
Related Cases:   Dried vegetables for human consumption

Mushrooms for human consumption

Effective from 13 February 2020
The department is incorporating fresh permitted mushrooms, truffles and several permitted Agaricus species onto the Compliance-Based Intervention Scheme (CBIS). This change is scheduled to take effect from 13 February 2020. What does this mean for my ...
Related Cases:   Mushrooms for human consumption

Expansions to the Compliance-based Intervention Scheme

Effective from 13 February 2020
The department is incorporating a number of products onto the Compliance-based Intervention Scheme (CBIS). This change is scheduled to take effect on 13 February 2020. The following commodities have been scoped for addition: 1. fresh blueberries from...
Related Cases:   Fresh corn for human consumption | Fresh berries for human consumption | Dried vegetables for human consumption | Mushrooms for human consumption

Seed for sowing products

Effective from 12 February 2020
Following a review of import conditions, the department has introduced new import conditions for seed for sowing products. The changes are to: • Introduce purity testing requirements for seed for sowing products containing organic growing media, as t...
Related Cases:   Seed for sowing products

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

Effective from 12 February 2020
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 as follows: • Approval of the gre...
Related Cases:   Orchids for use as nursery stock

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