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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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Mentha spp. for use as nursery stock

Effective from 20 September 2019
Following a review of import conditions, the department has revised the hot water treatment requirements for Mentha spp. for use as nursery stock. Hot water treatment at 48 °C for 30 minutes is no longer required, as the existing import requirement fo...
Related Cases:   Mentha spp. for use as nursery stock

Diagnostic test kits

Effective from 13 September 2019
Who does this notice affect: Importers of diagnostic test kits and associated controls, calibrators, standards, and reagents, Assessment Services Group and Inspections Group. Background: A review of diagnostic test kits has recently been completed. ...
Related Cases:   Diagnostic test kits

Animal based flavours or floss

Effective from 4 September 2019
The department has finalised a review of the BICON commodity case: Animal based flavours and floss. As a result of the review, some changes have been made. The end uses available for animal based flavours and floss have been expanded, and the governmen...
Related Cases:   Animal based flavours or floss

Culture media

Effective from 2 September 2019
Background: The department has finalised a review of Culture media. As a result of the review some changes have been made. These changes include: • Simplifying the BICON pathway. • Conditions on the standard permit 'Prepared culture media including ...
Related Cases:   Culture media

Fresh cut flowers and foliage

Effective from 1 September 2019
1. The requirement for an import permit has been added to the import conditions for cut flowers and foliage produced in Kenya, Colombia and Ecuador using a systems approach. 2. The onshore management conditions have been updated for all commercial pat...
Related Cases:   Fresh cut flowers and foliage

Ground or whole peppercorns and pepper for human consumption

Effective from 1 September 2019
Conditions have changed in BICON for the importation of ground and whole peppercorns of the species Piper cubeba, P. longum, P. nigrum, P. pellucidum, P. porphyrophyllum or P. retrofractum for human consumption. The following conditions are now in p...
Related Cases:   Ground or whole peppercorns and pepper for human consumption

Unaccompanied personal effects

Effective from 26 August 2019
As part of the AEPCOMM expansion project, in scope AEPCOMM pathways and codes have been added to applicable BICON cases. Who does this notice affect: Biosecurity Operations Division, Biosecurity Industry Participants (BIPs), and accredited persons o...
Related Cases:   Unaccompanied personal effects

Starter cultures (and derivatives)

Effective from 26 August 2019
As part of the AEPCOMM expansion project, in scope AEPCOMM pathways and codes have been added to applicable BICON cases. Who does this notice affect: Biosecurity Operations Division, Biosecurity Industry Participants (BIPs), and accredited persons o...
Related Cases:   Starter cultures (and derivatives)

Finfish for human consumption

Effective from 26 August 2019
As part of the AEPCOMM expansion project, in scope AEPCOMM pathways and codes have been added to applicable BICON cases. Who does this notice affect: Biosecurity Operations Division, Biosecurity Industry Participants (BIPs), and accredited persons o...
Related Cases:   Finfish for human consumption

Prefabricated office, accommodation units and caravans

Effective from 26 August 2019
As part of the AEPCOMM expansion project, in scope AEPCOMM pathways and codes have been added to applicable BICON cases. Who does this notice affect: Biosecurity Operations Division, Biosecurity Industry Participants (BIPs), and accredited persons o...
Related Cases:   Prefabricated office, accommodation units and caravans

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