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17 June 2024

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17 June 2024

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Non Commodity
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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Fertilisers

Effective 29 May 2024 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of fertiliser products for personal and commercial use within the environment. Examples include growth hormones (e.g. Gibberellic acid), soil conditioners and seaweed based growth promoting products.

Matched term: Fertilisers, fertiliser, fertilizers, fertilizer

Coir peat

Effective 9 May 2024 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of coir peat for use in the horticulture industry as a growth medium (e.g. coir peat plugs, inserts and pots), 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, Fertilizer

Manure

Effective 15 December 2023 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of manure. This case includes manufactured articles made from or containing manure.

Matched term: Fertiliser, Fertilisers

Gum products

Effective 22 August 2023 to present

This case redirects importers to specific BICON cases for gum products based on end use.For stockfeed, fertiliser, growing purposes, please refer to Stockfeed, stockfeed ingredients and stockfeed additives, Pet food, pet food ingredients, and supplements for companion animals or Fertilisers.For all other end uses, please refer to Highly refined organic chemicals and substances.

Matched term: fertiliser, Fertilisers

Enzymes

Effective 21 December 2023 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of enzymes of animal or microbial fermentation origin for cosmetic use, human consumption, human therapeutic use, laboratory use, environmental or industrial use, use in bioremediation agents, fertilisers, and baits. 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: fertilisers, Fertiliser

Preserved and fixed animal and human specimens

Effective 28 February 2024 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

Feathers

Effective 18 April 2024 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, bioremediation or growing purposes. Examples of manufactured articles containing feathers include pillows, duvets, quilts, down, doonas, dusters and dream catchers.

Matched term: fertiliser

Synthetic material

Effective 24 April 2024 to present

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

Matched term: fertiliser

Highly refined organic chemicals and substances

Effective 24 April 2024 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of highly refined organic chemicals and substances for all uses other than for animal consumption, for environmental purposes (including bioremediation products or fertiliser), or for veterinary therapeutic use. This case includes items such as acetone, alcohols, amino acids, varnish, sulphur compounds, dyes, or paraffin, vitamins and organic acids (e.g. citric acid, fatty acids).

Matched term: fertiliser

Returning Australian products Changes

Effective 9 May 2024 to present

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: Fertiliser