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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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Logs, log cabins and oversize timber Alerts

Effective 9 January 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for all timber and timber products over 200mm in all dimensions. It includes commercial and personal items. Example items include: logs, log cabins, religious statues, wooden beams and large furniture where solid timber parts are larger than 200mm in all dimensions.

Matched Term: Logs, log, cabins, oversize, timber, Oversized

BPL affected timber from New Zealand Alerts

Effective 7 January 2020 to present

This case covers timber and timber product affected by Burnt Pine Longicorn season from New Zealand imported as sea cargo. For timber and timber products imported as air freight, mail or passenger baggage please see the Timber and timber products BICON case. This case includes sawn timber, unfinished timber, round wood, logs, oversized timber, plywood, laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and veneer sheets.

Matched Term: timber, logs, oversized

Timber and timber products Alerts

Effective 9 January 2020 to present

This case covers timber products both manufactured and unfinished. Examples include sawn timber and logs less than 200mm in diameter, flooring and wooden beams less than 200mm in diameter, Myrtaceous timber, furniture, household items, stationery, musical instruments and sporting equipment.

Matched Term: Timber, logs

Imported sea-going vessels

Effective 7 January 2020 to present

This case describes the import requirements for sea-going vessels (including those constructed with timber components e.g. beams, bearers, hull, decking, railings, cabins and/or masts). This case applies to all sea-going vessels, including returned Australian vessels and those which are considered to be temporary imports.

Matched Term: timber, cabins, cabin

Timber and Bamboo packaging Alerts

Effective 7 January 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: Timber

Rice husk chopping boards, logs and briquettes

Effective 7 January 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of products in which the rice husk has been extruded, pressed and pelletised into chopping boards for household use, or logs and briquettes for combustion.

Matched Term: logs

Plant derived charcoal, wood pellets, briquettes and firewood

Effective 7 January 2020 to present

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: logs, Timber

Machinery and equipment

Effective 8 January 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of all types of whole machinery including spare parts. The requirements cover both new parts and those parts which have been factory/field tested, are used or are commercially reconditioned. For vehicles, aircraft or their parts please refer to the BICON case Vehicles, aircraft and parts.

Matched Term: Log, timber

Plant material embedded in a solid medium

Effective 7 January 2020 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: timber

Dried herb products not for human consumption Alerts

Effective 7 January 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herb products. Importation is permitted for all end uses other than for human consumption, animal foods, fertilisers or growing purposes. Products may contain ingredients such as leaves, flowers, stems, roots, gums, milled seed, resins, rhizomes, spices and crushed nut shells. These must be thoroughly dried, broken into small pieces and not capable of propagation. The case does not apply to unmilled seeds, fruit or bark. For human consumption, please refer to the BICON case Dried herbs for human consumption. For whole dried or preserved flowers and leaf material, please refer to the BICON case Dried or preserved flowers and foliage.

Matched Term: logs


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