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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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Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock

Effective from 20 August 2019
Weed Risk Assessment for Niphotrichum canescens The department has completed a Weed Risk Assessment and Disease Risk Assessment of Niphotrichum canescens. As a result, Niphotrichum canescens and its synonyms (Bryum canescens, Grimmia canescens, Racom...
Related Cases:   Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock

Soil and articles containing soil

Effective from 19 August 2019
Who does this change notice affect: Importers of soil, Assessment Services Group and Inspections Group. Background: The legislation for soil has been updated and, as a result, import permits are no longer required for the following: • Soil samples...
Related Cases:   Soil and articles containing soil

Water

Effective from 19 August 2019
Who does this change notice affect: Importers of water, Assessment Services Group and Inspections Group. Background: The legislation for water has been updated and, as a result, import permits are no longer required for the following: • Water samp...
Related Cases:   Water

Highly refined organic chemicals and substances

Effective from 17 August 2019
The end use for highly refined organic chemicals and substances has been changed to align with legislation. The restriction not allowing the goods to be used for growing purposes has been removed. Who does this notice affect: This change notice app...
Related Cases:   Highly refined organic chemicals and substances

Human therapeutics and medicines

Effective from 16 August 2019
A review has been completed for the Human therapeutics and medicines BICON case which has resulted in changes to import conditions. Who does this change notice affect: Importers of Human therapeutics and medicines Background: The pathways (question...
Related Cases:   Human therapeutics and medicines

Permit assessment delays for animal derived food and laboratory products

Effective from 16 August 2019
Dear importers and other stakeholders, As many of you would be aware, in recent months, the department has taken longer than would usually be expected to process some import permit applications for animal derived food and laboratory products. While t...
Related Cases:   Ship or aircraft stores for transhipment | Human milk and human milk products | Pearls and oysters containing pearls | Insects and insect products for human consumption | Microorganisms and infectious agents (and derivatives) | Starter cultures (and derivatives) | Animal trophies, articles and handicraft items | Noodles for human consumption | Returning Australian products | Cosmetic and soaps | Unretorted meat | Enzymes | Meals ready to eat (MREs) for human consumption | Food samples | Microalgae | Culture media | Cell lines | Feathers | Animal based flavours or floss | Cooked items (biscuits, breads, pastries, cakes), uncooked cheesecakes and cooked mooncakes | Pig meat | Goods made with rawhide | Baits, lures, attractants and poisons for agricultural or domestic use | Egg and egg products for human consumption | Soil and articles containing soil | Water | Animal fluids and tissues (excluding reproductive material) | Antigens for laboratory use | Bee products | Purified antibodies | Non-viable animal reproductive material | Human fluids and tissues | Diagnostic test kits | Laboratory materials | Coffee for processing or human consumption | Natural fibres (and their derivatives) of animal origin | Dairy

Retail ready products containing a mix of grains, seeds, dried fruits and nuts for human consumption

Effective from 15 August 2019
The BICON case 'Breakfast cerals, muesli bars, uncooked bread, pasta, and meal/flour mixes for human consumption' has been renamed 'Retail ready products containing a mix of seeds, dried fruit and nuts for human consumption', and the case description h...
Related Cases:   Retail ready products containing a mix of grains, seeds, dried fruits and nuts for human consumption

Fresh asparagus for human consumption

Effective from 15 August 2019
Import conditions have been updated to reflect mandatory pre-shipment methyl bromide fumigation for fresh asparagus imported from Mexico and Peru. The requirement commences from 15 August 2019. All other import conditions have remained unchanged. Phy...
Related Cases:   Fresh asparagus for human consumption

Dried vegetables for human consumption

Effective from 15 August 2019
A new pathway has been added to the 'Dried vegetables for human consumption' BICON case, for dried vegetables that are a component of commercially prepared and retail ready soup mixes, soup bases and flavour sachets. Please see the BICON case for fu...
Related Cases:   Dried vegetables for human consumption

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

Effective from 13 August 2019
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: Withdrawal of the fol...
Related Cases:   Orchids for use as nursery stock

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