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3 July 2022

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8 August 2022

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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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Powdered plant products for human consumption Alerts Changes

Effective 1 July 2022 to 5 July 2022

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

Matched Term: plant

Dietary supplements and natural medicines of plant origin for human consumption

Effective 1 July 2022 to 8 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dietary supplements and natural medicines of plant origin for human consumption. For human therapeutics and medicines containing biological material of animal or microbial please refer to the BICON case Human therapeutics and medicines. For protein powders and supplements (e.g. performance enhancement supplements), please refer to the BICON case Protein powders and body building supplements for human consumption. For products containing mushrooms please refer to the BICON case Mushrooms for human consumption. For products containing seaweed please see the BICON case Seaweed.

Matched Term: natural, plant

Fruit and vegetable juices, chilled pulps, purees and pastes, plant oils and plant-based beverages Changes

Effective 1 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of fruit and vegetable juices, chilled pulps, purees and pastes of fruit and/or vegetables, plant oils and plant-based beverages for end uses other than animal consumption, veterinary therapeutics, growing purposes, fertilisers or bioremediation agents.

Matched Term: plant

Plant diagnostic kits Changes

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

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

Dried herb products not for human consumption Alerts

Effective 1 July 2022 to 5 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herb products. Importation is permitted for all end uses other than for human consumption, animal foods, fertilisers, growing purposes, bioremediation and veterinary therapeutic use. Products may be individual leaves (not bunches of leaves attached to the stem/branch/vine), flowers (not on stems), stems, roots, gums, resins, rhizomes, spices and crushed nut shells. These must be thoroughly dried, broken into small pieces and not capable of propagation. This case does not apply to, fruit or bark. For human consumption use, refer to the BICON case Dried herbs for human consumption. For whole dried or preserved flowers and foliage refer to the BICON case Dried or preserved flowers and foliage. For potpourri refer to the BICON case Potpourri. For consignments containing fruit, pods or seed heads refer to the BICON case Dried fruit.

Matched Term: stem, stems, plant

Plant based fabric, textiles or yarn

Effective 1 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant based articles that are highly processed, flexible fabrics consisting of a network of natural fibres made through weaving, knitting, spreading, crocheting or bonding.

Matched Term: Plant, natural

Packing materials and packaging of plants

Effective 1 July 2022 to 8 July 2022

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

Matched Term: plants

Herbarium specimens Changes

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

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

Dried herbs for human consumption Alerts Changes

Effective 1 July 2022 to 5 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herbs. Importation is permitted for human consumption and human therapeutics. This includes pods without seeds, citrus peel, leaves, flowers, stems, roots, gums, resins, rhizomes, spices and crushed nut shells that are thoroughly dried and not capable of propagation. The case does not apply to seeds, fruit or bark. For pods with permitted seed and dried fruit, please use the Dried fruit BICON case. For permitted seed, please use the Raw seed BICON case. For pods with non-permitted seed and non-permitted seed, please use the relevant seed for human consumption BICON case. For bark, please use the Bark for human consumption BICON case. For kava products, please use the Kava for human consumption BICON case.

Matched Term: stems, plant, stem

Returning Australian products Alerts

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of goods returning to Australia. Goods covered by this case contain or consist of ingredients of plant, microbial or animal (excluding live animals) origin. Returning goods refers to goods originating from Australia that have been exported and are now being imported back into the country. This case also covers goods that have been shipped between two Australian ports but have exited and then re-entered Australian territory en route (e.g. trans-shipped goods). The goods must not have been altered while offshore. If any growing, processing or manufacturing occurs offshore that changes the nature of the product, the goods will then be considered a ‘new product’ rather than of Australian origin and you must search BICON to determine the conditions that apply.

Matched Term: plant, Plants


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