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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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Permitted plant fibres

Effective from 16 October 2021
Import conditions in the ‘Permitted plant fibres’ BICON case have been reviewed and the following refinements have been made: • The category of ‘Sterilisation’ in the List of approved commercial manufacturing processes has been updated. The update cla...
Related Cases:   Permitted plant fibres

Fresh coconut and coconut meat

Effective from 12 October 2021
Following advice from Plant Science and risk assessment the requirement for whole coconuts to be free from shoots is removed. Externally growing shoots (sprouting coconuts) are considered acceptable provided they are free from disease symptoms. Coconut...
Related Cases:   Fresh coconut and coconut meat

Salmonid fish for human consumption

Effective from 12 October 2021
The department has written to Latvia to advise they are now recognised as an approved processing country for salmon. The following countries have advised they can comply with the import conditions for salmon: Source countries: Australia, Canada, Denma...
Related Cases:   Salmonid fish for human consumption

Fresh Solanaceous fruit for human consumption

Effective from 5 October 2021
This notice is to advise that the import conditions for fresh loose and truss tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) from New Zealand are currently under review and imports are not permitted until the review is finalised. Who does this notice affect: I...
Related Cases:   Fresh Solanaceous fruit for human consumption

Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock

Effective from 2 October 2021
The department has completed a Weed Risk Assessment for Anthurium magnificum, Anthurium regale and Anthurium forgetii. As a result, these species have been added as permitted species for the BICON case ‘Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock’. ...
Related Cases:   Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock

Dried willow articles

Effective from 1 October 2021
Import conditions previously found in the ‘Dried willow and wicker articles’ BICON case have been reviewed and the following refinements have been made: • The BICON case name ‘Dried willow and wicker articles’ has changed to ‘Dried willow articles’. T...
Related Cases:   Dried willow articles

Prefabricated office, accommodation units and caravans

Effective from 1 October 2021
The department has revised the inspection requirements for new, rural bound consignments of prefabricated office, accommodation units and caravans. Consignments of new, rural bound prefabricated office, accommodation units and caravans, are subjec...
Related Cases:   Prefabricated office, accommodation units and caravans

Rice for human consumption or processing

Effective from 30 September 2021
As notified on 23 August 2021, new import conditions have been applied to high-risk plant products to reduce the risk of khapra beetle entering Australia. The new import conditions apply to: • high-risk plant products exported on or after 30 September...
Related Cases:   Rice for human consumption or processing

Coriander seed for human consumption

Effective from 30 September 2021
As notified on 23 August 2021, new import conditions have been applied to high-risk plant products to reduce the risk of khapra beetle entering Australia. The new import conditions apply to: • high-risk plant products exported on or after 30 September...
Related Cases:   Coriander seed for human consumption

Celery seed for human consumption

Effective from 30 September 2021
As notified on 23 August 2021, new import conditions have been applied to high-risk plant products to reduce the risk of khapra beetle entering Australia. The new import conditions apply to: • high-risk plant products exported on or after 30 September...
Related Cases:   Celery seed for human consumption

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