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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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Laboratory materials Alerts

Effective 2 July 2022 to 12 July 2022

This case describes conditions for the import of laboratory reagents and materials for in vitro or in vivo use.

Matched Term: materials

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, material

Cane and rattan articles

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of cane and rattan articles that are made from the genus Calamus or allied genera. If cane or rattan articles contain other plant material such as bamboo or solid wood refer to the relevant component case. Cane and rattan articles must be free from green/viable plant material.

Matched Term: plant, material, solid

Soil and articles containing soil Alerts

Effective 2 July 2022 to 8 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of soil and articles containing soil. Soils are the unconsolidated material on the earth’s surface. They are aggregates of minerals, water, decomposed animal and plant material and micro-organisms. Other commodities that may be covered by this classification (soil and articles containing soil) are subsoil, aquatic or marine soil, sediments, silt and soil-like samples without evidence of origin.

Matched Term: material, plant, unconsolidated

Timber and bamboo packaging

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the import conditions for timber and bamboo packaging material that is imported as a commodity (is not being used to support goods in international trade). For timber or bamboo packaging which is supporting goods in international trade, please refer to the Non-Commodity Cargo Clearance BICON case.

Matched Term: material, materials

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

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: plant, material

Plant derived charcoal, wood pellets, briquettes and firewood

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of firewood, pellets, briquettes, agglomerated logs made out of extruded, pressed and pelletised sawdust, wood powder or wood shavings. This case also applies to fully carbonised charcoal in all forms made from wood or other plant material.

Matched Term: Plant, material

Incense

Effective 1 July 2022 to 8 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of incense. Incense may be composed of plant material that is processed in a variety of ways. The most common type of incense is a mixture of charcoal and essential oils. Incense can take a variety of forms including sticks, cones, granules, or pastes. It may also be a pure resin or a mixture of loose plant material.

Matched Term: plant, material


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