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21 September 2020

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27 October 2020

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Rutaceae as nursery stock

Effective 18 July 2020 to 16 October 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of Rutaceae (includes lemons, oranges, tangelo, pomelo, grapefruit and limes) as nursery stock.

Matched Term: stock, plants

Agathis spp. (kauri, dammar) for use as nursery stock

Effective 18 July 2020 to 16 October 2020

This case describes the import requirements for permitted of Agathis species as nursery stock. Note: The importation of Agathis spp. from New Zealand is not permitted due to serious disease risk posed by the pathogen Phytophthora agathidicida (previously known as Phytophthora taxon Agathis). All permitted Agathis spp. nursery stock requires an import permit prior to importation into Australia. Tissue cultures and the media they are grown in must be free of visible contamination, require phytosanitary certification and be inspected prior to release from biosecurity control. Tissue cultures may be imported without media from a department approved source. All other plant material will require inspection, treatment and a minimum 3 months growth period the government’s post-entry quarantine facility or a private approved arrangement site where it will be screened for disease. Warning: This is a summary only. For full import conditions please refer to the details contained in this BICON case.

Matched Term: stock, plant

Actinidia spp. (kiwi fruit, gooseberry) for use as nursery stock

Effective 18 July 2020 to 16 October 2020

This case describes the import requirements for permitted Actinidia spp. as nursery stock. All permitted Actinidia spp. nursery stock requires an import permit prior to importation into Australia. Tissue cultures and the media they are grown in will be inspected for visible contamination, require phytosanitary certification and a minimum 6 months growth period at the government’s post-entry quarantine facility where they will be screened for disease. Dormant budwood will require inspection, chemical treatment and a minimum 12 months growth period at the government’s post-entry quarantine facility where it will be screened for disease. All other forms of plant material are not permitted. Warning: This is a summary only. For full import conditions please refer to the details contained in this BICON case.

Matched Term: stock, plant

Low risk genetic material for in vitro and/or in vivo use in plants and/or laboratory organisms

Effective 29 May 2020 to present

This case describes the import requirements for the importation of low risk genetic material for in vitro use and/or in vivo use in plants. This includes characterised DNA, nucleic acid preparations, individual genes, and genetic material which has been cloned in approved vectors or microorganisms.

Matched Term: plants

Artificial plants on natural stems

Effective 5 September 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of artificial plants on natural stems. These conditions apply to items that have artificial foliage or flowers attached to a natural wood stem.

Matched Term: plants

Machinery and equipment

Effective 5 September 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of all types of whole machinery including spare parts. The requirements cover both new parts and those parts which have been factory/field tested, are used or are commercially reconditioned. For vehicles, aircraft or their parts please refer to the BICON case Vehicles, aircraft and parts.

Matched Term: feeding, Stock, feed

Herbarium specimens

Effective 10 September 2020 to 15 October 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of non-infected and infected herbarium specimens of vascular plants, and non-vascular plants and fungi (including algae, lichens, mosses, liverworts and hornworts). Herbarium specimens are processed (e.g. dried, mounted, preserved) plant samples that are labelled with their collection data. These goods are for use in herbarium reference collections, for example, institutes listed in the Index Herbariorum. The department strongly encourages importers of herbarium specimens to transport the specimens via courier. This allows importers to monitor the movement and receipt of the goods throughout the import pathway, which may not be possible through the mail system.

Matched Term: plants, plant

Protein powders and body building supplements for human consumption

Effective 18 July 2020 to 22 September 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of protein powders and body building supplements, specifically marketed for body building, weight lifting and athletics. This includes dairy and vegetable protein powders, pre-workout stimulants, branched-chain amino acids (BCAA), glutamine, essential fatty acids, meal replacement products, creatine, weight loss products, and hormone boosters and suppressants.

Matched Term: supplements

Fencing, screening material and blinds derived from plants

Effective 5 September 2020 to 30 September 2020

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried fencing screening material and blinds derived from plant material.

Matched Term: plants, plant

Veterinary therapeutics and veterinary therapeutic ingredients Alerts Changes

Effective 12 September 2020 to 13 October 2020

This case describes the requirements to import goods for veterinary therapeutic use (including vaccines, therapeutic products, medicines, and products for use in assisted reproductive technologies). This case must also be used for ingredients for use in veterinary therapeutic manufacturing. Veterinary therapeutic goods may come in forms such as tablets, pills, capsules, powders or liquids. Veterinary therapeutic goods are used to: prevent, diagnose, cure or alleviate a disease or condition in animals, or prevent, diagnose, cure or alleviate an infestation of animals by a pest, or cure or alleviate an injury suffered by animals, or influence, inhibit or modify a physiological process associated with a disease or condition in animals.

Matched Term: ingredients, Plant


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