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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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Stock feed, supplements and ingredients of plant origin Alerts

Effective 18 October 2019 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant origin stock feed, supplements and ingredients (not containing animal and animal derived ingredients). For the import of stock feed, stock feed ingredients and stock feed additives containing animal and animal derived ingredients please refer to the BICON case Stock feed, stock feed ingredients and stock feed additives (not of plant origin).

Matched Term: Stock, feed, supplements, ingredients, plant, origin, feeds, fed, Stockfeed, Stockfoods, Livestock, Stockfeeds

Stock feed, stock feed ingredients and stock feed additives (not of plant origin) Alerts

Effective 31 October 2019 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of stock feed including stock feed ingredients and additives. For the import of stock feed including supplements of plant origin, please refer to the BICON case Stock feed, supplements and ingredients of plant origin.

Matched Term: Stock, feed, ingredients, plant, origin, supplements, feeds, Livestock, Petfeed, Stockfeed, Stockfood, Stockfeeds, Stockfoods, Cattlefeed

Pet food, supplements and ingredients of plant origin Alerts

Effective 4 October 2019 to present

This case describes the conditions that must be met for the importation of pet food, supplements and ingredients of plant origin. For the import of pet food containing animal and animal derived ingredients please refer to the BICON case Pet food containing microbial or animal derived ingredients.

Matched Term: supplements, ingredients, plant, origin, feed

Dietary supplements and natural medicines of plant origin for human consumption

Effective 1 October 2019 to present

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.

Matched Term: supplements, plant, origin

Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock Alerts Changes

Effective 15 November 2019 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of nursery stock defined as "medium risk". This case does not cover the importation conditions for medium risk aquatic plants or plants that are susceptible to methyl bromide treatment.

Matched Term: plants, stock

Plant material embedded in a solid medium

Effective 11 September 2019 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant products that are embedded in a solid medium. Plant material embedded in plastic includes plant materials, wood or bamboo that have been fully embedded (that is, not capable of free movement) in a solid medium that is impervious to air and liquid. Plant or plant parts with soil attached are permitted, providing the soil is fully embedded. Acceptable embedding media include catalysed hard plastics and hard silicones, fibreglass, resin, or similar compounds which have been fully sealed around the plant material using heat, moulding or chemical processes. Plant material embedded in plastic does not include plant materials, timber or bamboo that have been surface coated with a laminate, lacquer, paint, stain or items that have been wrapped in other materials. It further does not include engineered or impregnated wood or plant products such as plywood, veneer, compressed agricultural waste/wood products and reconstituted wood or wood plastics.

Matched Term: Plant

Empty seashells Alerts

Effective 2 October 2019 to present

This case describes requirements for the importation of empty seashells, and empty seashells (including oyster shell) which are a part of manufactured articles such as furnishings or decorative items. This case does not cover shells for which the meat is still attached. For the import of shells (including oyster shell) for animal feed use, please refer to the BICON case for Stock feed, stock feed ingredients and stock feed additives (not of plant origin).

Matched Term: feed, Stock, ingredients, plant, origin

Plant material for research purposes Alerts

Effective 9 November 2019 to present

This case describes the import requirements for not knowingly infected live plant samples, whole seed samples and other plant samples (e.g. processed or preserved samples) imported for research purposes. Plant material for research purposes may require containment in an approved arrangement site (e.g. laboratory or glasshouse). The required level of containment is determined by assessing the biosecurity risk associated with the imported material as well as the proposed research activity. Plant material that has undergone a department approved preservation method offshore may be released from biosecurity control. Alternatively, treatments can often be applied on arrival to allow the imported plant material to be released from biosecurity control (e.g. gamma irradiation treatment). Treatment options will vary depending on the type and form of plant material. An appropriate treatment option will be determined during the permit assessment.

Matched Term: Plant

Plant pathogens for research and diagnostic purposes

Effective 11 September 2019 to present

This case applies to live cultures of plant pathogens, plant material infected with plant pathogens, fully preserved plant pathogens, and nucleic acid (DNA, cDNA, RNA) extracted from plant pathogens such as viruses, viroids, fungi, stramenopiles, and bacteria. Conditions for import, including any biosecurity containment requirements, are generally determined through a case-by-case assessment of the biosecurity risk associated with the imported material as well as the proposed end use.

Matched Term: Plant

Genetic material (nucleic acids and their derivatives) excluding plants and plant pathogens

Effective 3 October 2019 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of genetic material (including vectors) excluding plants and plant pathogens.

Matched Term: plants, plant


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