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3 July 2022

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8 August 2022

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Timber and timber products Alerts

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case covers timber products both manufactured and unfinished. Individual pieces of timber must have at least one dimension less than or equal to 200mm. Examples include sawn timber logs less than 200mm in diameter, flooring and wooden beams, furniture, household items, stationery, musical instruments and sporting equipment. If all dimensions (height, width and length) of individual pieces of timber are over 200mm, please see the Logs, log cabins and oversize timber BICON case.

Matched Term: wood, wooden, Driftwood, Plywood, Corkwood, Hardwood, Softwood, Rubberwood

Bark for human consumption

Effective 1 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried bark. Importation is permitted for all end uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. Note: This case also contains the requirements for Rosa spp. root products.

Matched Term: wood, Frywood, Cheesewood, Eaglewood, Milkwood, Quassiawood, Rosewood, Sandalwood

Animal derived glue

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of animal derived glue. Animal derived glue may be derived from dairy (casein) and/or crushed hooves, horns and hide pieces.

Matched Term: derived

Aquatic plants for use as nursery stock

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of aquatic plants as nursery stock.

Matched Term: plants

Aquatic plants that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa for use as nursery stock

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of aquatic plants that are hosts of Xylella fastidiosa, as nursery stock that will be grown in water during post-entry quarantine.

Matched Term: plants

Pet food, pet food ingredients, and supplements for companion animals Alerts Changes

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of pet food, pet food ingredients, and supplements for pets and companion animals. This includes goods which are intended for consumption by dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, guinea pigs and horses (pets and performance animals) but does not include goods which are intended for consumption by production animals or food producing species (e.g. cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens). Goods may contain biological ingredients derived from animals, microbes [e.g. fungi (including mushrooms)], plants, macroalgae (i.e. seaweed), and/or microalgae. Goods may be commercially prepared and packaged or may be imported in bulk for further processing in Australia i.e. to be included within a pet food product.

Matched Term: derived, plants, plant

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

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

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, low risk synthetic genetic material, and genetic material which has been cloned in approved vectors or microorganisms.

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

Stockfeed, stockfeed ingredients and stockfeed additives

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of stockfeed products to be fed to stock animals including ruminants, poultry, pigs, horses, aquatic animals and bees. These products may contain ingredients of animal, microbial, plant, macroalgae, microalgae and/or mineral origin. This case should also be used for silage inoculants and for samples of plant-based stockfeed being imported for laboratory analysis. For products that are also used as veterinary therapeutics (e.g. antibiotics) please also consult the case for Veterinary therapeutics and veterinary therapeutic ingredients. For bee pollen that will be fed to animals refer to the case Bee Pollen. For products containing ingredients of aquatic animal origin, which will be fed to aquatic animals refer to the case Aquaculture feed and aquatic meals.

Matched Term: plant, pellets

Plant fibre products and seed handicrafts Alerts

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of fibre products and seed handicrafts.For the purposes of this case fibre products refers to dried, empty cotton pods, cholla wood and luffa. Seed handicrafts refer to products made from Aluerites spp. and Fagraea spp. seeds.

Matched Term: Plant, wood


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