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21 September 2020

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27 October 2020

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Non commodity conditions apply to all packaging, containers and transport methods used to bring goods into the country. Refer to the Non Commodity case to review the non commodity conditions related to your import.

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Biodegradable plant pots and urns

Effective 5 September 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of biodegradable plant pots for use as fertiliser and biodegradable urns for human, or animal, remains. For coir fibre liners for hanging baskets, please see the Permitted plant fibres case.For urns containing human remains or animal remains, please see the Human remains or Cremated animal remains case. These biodegradable plant products can be made from rice husks, coir peat, sphagnum, wood pulp and other plant materials that pose a biosecurity risk. Biodegradable plant products must be manufactured in a way that will reduce the biosecurity risk or be subject to mandatory treatment. These conditions do not apply to urns made from bioplastics such as starch derivatives or cellulose.

Matched Term: plant

Packing materials and packaging of plants

Effective 25 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of packing materials and packaging of plants.

Matched Term: plants

Cacti for use as nursery stock

Effective 21 August 2020 to 16 October 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of species of cacti plants and tissue cultures. All plant material requires an import permit prior to importation into Australian territory. Tissue cultures must be free of visible contamination, require phytosanitary certification and inspection prior to release from biosecurity control. Other plant material will require an inspection, fumigation and a minimum 3 months growth period in quarantine at an approved arrangement site for visual disease screening. Unrooted grafted cacti plants from Korea may be imported under an approved system that requires inspection and treatment overseas, to ensure freedom from pathogens and pests of concern. Following inspection in Australia these cacti may be released from biosecurity control without the need for post entry quarantine.

Matched Term: stock, plants, plant

Powdered herbs for human consumption Alerts

Effective 12 September 2020 to 25 September 2020

The case describes the requirements for the importation of powdered herbs of plant origin for human consumption. Powdered herbs consist of dried and ground plant parts (including seeds, fruits, herbs, bark and roots). Human consumption includes uses such as food, supplements, complementary medicines, cosmetics or smoking. For ground seed, please see Processed grain and seed products for human consumption.

Matched Term: plant, origin, supplements

Bulbs to be grown in open quarantine for use as nursery stock

Effective 30 July 2020 to 16 October 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of bulbs as nursery stock for growth in open quarantine. The term "bulbs" may include a range of plant taxa including true bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers etc. For import conditions relating to bulbs for growth in closed quarantine, please refer to the following BICON case: Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock.

Matched Term: stock, plant, plants

Baits, lures and fishing flies for aquatic use

Effective 21 August 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of baits and lures for aquatic use e.g. for recreational fishing use.

Matched Term: feed, feeds, plant, origin

Plant diagnostic kits

Effective 18 August 2020 to 15 October 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant diagnostic kits. Plant diagnostic kits include lateral flow strip diagnostic kits, plant diagnostic kits not containing positive controls, and plant diagnostic kits containing positive controls.

Matched Term: Plant

Fruit and vegetable juices, plant oils and other plant-based beverages for human consumption

Effective 1 September 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of vegetable oils, fruit and vegetable juices and plant-based beverages for human consumption and all other uses other than animal food, fertilisers, or for growing purposes.

Matched Term: plant

Fertilisers Changes

Effective 17 September 2020 to 2 October 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of fertilisers.

Matched Term: supplement, Plant, supplements, origin

Zantedeschia spp. for use as nursery stock

Effective 3 September 2020 to 16 October 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of species of Zantedeschia plants, tissue culture and tubers. All plant material requires an import permit prior to importation into Australian territory. Tissue cultures must be free of visible contamination, and require phytosanitary certification and inspection prior to release from biosecurity control. Other plant material will require inspection, fumigation and a minimum 3 months growth period in quarantine at an approved arrangement site for visual disease screening. Dormant Zantedeschia tubers from approved countries may be imported under an approved system that requires inspection overseas to verify freedom from pathogens of concern. Tubers must be treated for insects, and following inspection and treatment, may be released from biosecurity control without the need for post entry quarantine. For full import conditions, please refer to the details contained in this BICON Case.

Matched Term: stock, plants, plant


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