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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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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: fertiliser

Fertilisers Alerts Changes

Effective 6 August 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of fertilisers.

Matched Term: fertiliser, Fertilisers

Manure

Effective 11 June 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of manure for all uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. This case includes manufactured articles made from or containing manure.

Matched Term: Fertiliser, fertilisers

Enzymes Alerts Changes

Effective 22 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of enzymes of animal or microbial fermentation origin for all uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. Please note that this case only applies to the enzymes 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: Fertiliser, fertilisers

Synthetic material

Effective 29 May 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of synthetic material for all end uses other than as fertiliser.

Matched Term: fertiliser

Biodegradable plant pots and urns

Effective 29 May 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of biodegradable plant pots for use as fertiliser and biodegradable urns for human, or animal, remains. For coir fibre liners for hanging baskets, please see the Permitted plant fibres case.For urns containing human remains or animal remains, please see the Human remains or Cremated animal remains case. These biodegradable plant products can be made from rice husks, coir peat, sphagnum, wood pulp and other plant materials that pose a biosecurity risk. Biodegradable plant products must be manufactured in a way that will reduce the biosecurity risk or be subject to mandatory treatment. These conditions do not apply to urns made from bioplastics such as starch derivatives or cellulose.

Matched Term: fertiliser

Peat

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of peat.Peat, peat moss or sphagnum peat moss is defined as the dead material that accumulates in the lower levels of a peat bog. The product is excavated from peat bogs or at depth.

Matched Term: Fertiliser

Preserved and fixed animal and human specimens

Effective 18 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of animal and human specimens that are preserved or fixed, for end uses other than fertiliser, animal feed or growing purposes. This may include specimens such as phytoplankton, zooplankton, preserved or fixed insects and arachnids, dead or preserved bees and preserved or fixed animal or human specimens, including specimens in resin. This case excludes oyster shells. For the import of fixed specimens on glass or plastic slides, please refer to the BICON case Microscope slides.

Matched Term: fertiliser

Natural fibres (and their derivatives) of animal origin

Effective 21 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of animal hair/fibre, bristles, wool, wool grease and silk for all end uses other than for animal consumption, veterinary therapeutics, fertiliser, bioremedial or growing purposes. This case also includes products made from or containing derivatives of wool grease (e.g. lanolin) and silkworm cocoons (not containing the pupae).

Matched Term: fertiliser

Feathers

Effective 21 July 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of feathers or manufactured articles containing feathers for all end uses other than as animal consumption, veterinary therapeutics, fertiliser, bioremedial or growing purposes. Examples of manufactured articles containing feathers include pillows, duvets, quilts, down, doonas, dusters and dream catchers.

Matched Term: fertiliser


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