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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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Dried herbs for human consumption Alerts

Effective 3 August 2020 to present

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.

Matched Term: non, Bignonia, Henon, Vernonia

Timber and Bamboo packaging

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

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: commodity, Non

Perissodactyls for zoological purposes Alerts

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of live perissodactyls into a facility approved by the appropriate State or Territory Government for holding the imported species for display or conservation. Perissodactyls are odd-toed ungulates and include wild horses, tapirs and rhinoceroses.

Matched Term: Non

Dairy Alerts

Effective 21 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dairy products. Dairy may include products such as cheese, butter, milk based infant formula, chocolate, lactose and its derivatives, clarified butter oil, ghee, milk products, colostrum, yoghurt, ice cream, cream, milk protein, casein and whey. Please note that this case only applies to the dairy component of composite products. If you are importing a composite product, you must search BICON for each individual ingredient to determine the conditions that apply.

Matched Term: Non

Captive non-human primates Alerts

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of live primates into a facility approved by the appropriate State or Territory Government, for holding the imported species.

Matched Term: non

Coir peat

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of coir peat for use in the horticulture industry as a growth medium, mulch or fertiliser. Coir peat is derived from the fibrous husk of the coconut and is typically imported in compressed bricks or bales. This case also describes conditions for coir peat products with additives, these commodities present a different risk and require an import permit.

Matched Term: commodities, Non

Non-permitted animals

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

This case contains information relating to live animals not approved for importation.

Matched Term: Non

Dried fruit Alerts

Effective 3 August 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried or freeze-dried fruit and applies to a range of fruit. Importation is permitted for human consumption and all end uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. For coconuts for decorative or novelty purposes please refer to BICON case Permitted plant fibres.For frozen coconut meat please refer to BICON case Frozen fruit, vegetables and herbs for human consumption.For pods containing permitted seeds, please use this case. For seeds and pods containing non-permitted seeds, please refer to the relevant seeds for human consumption BICON case.For pods not containing seeds, please refer to BICON case Dried herbs for human consumption.

Matched Term: non, Noni, Nonu

Papaver somniferum for processing

Effective 29 May 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried poppy straw or capsules derived from the plant Papaver somniferum. Material will require mandatory treatment to mitigate biosecurity risks associated with this commodity, or be processed in accordance with approved methods. Importation of this commodity requires an import permit prior to importation into Australian territory. For full import conditions, please refer to the details contained in this BICON Case.

Matched Term: commodity

Herbarium specimens

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

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: non


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