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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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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: Plant, derived, charcoal, wood, pellets, briquettes, firewood

Sawdust and woodchips

Effective 7 January 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of sawdust and woodchips. Sawdust products include, but are not limited to, products and products containing chunks and bits of wood, wood chips, sawdust or wood powder, wood shavings, wine making oak alternatives (excluding barrels, staves and headboards). This case does not contain the conditions for briquettes and pellets made from compressed wood powder or sawdust, for these products please refer to the Charcoal, wood pellets, briquettes and firewood BICON case.

Matched Term: wood, briquettes, pellets, Charcoal, woods, woodchips, firewood, Basswood

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: plant, Wood, briquettes, Frywood, Wormwood, Cowplant, plantain, Pigeonwood, Waterplantain, Woodruff, Alligatorwood, Aloeswood, redwood, eaglewood, woodsorrel, Eggplant, candleplant, Gumplant, Holywood, Plantago, Quassiawood, Indigowood, Milkwood, Sandalwood, Gambirplant, Cheesewood, Woody, Basswood, Agarwood

Dried herbs for human consumption Alerts

Effective 9 January 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: plant, Wood, briquettes, Frywood, Wormwood, Cowplant, plantain, Pigeonwood, Waterplantain, Woodruff, Alligatorwood, Aloeswood, redwood, eaglewood, woodsorrel, Eggplant, candleplant, Gumplant, Holywood, Plantago, Quassiawood, Indigowood, Milkwood, Sandalwood, Gambirplant, Cheesewood, Woody

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: Plant, wood, plywood

Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock Alerts Changes

Effective 7 January 2020 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, wood, Balsawood, Corkwood

Plant DNA or RNA

Effective 7 January 2020 to present

This case describes the import requirements for plant DNA or RNA. The plant DNA or RNA must be derived from healthy plants, not infected or suspected to be infected by a plant pathogen, and extracted by a department approved method.

Matched Term: Plant, derived, plants

Packing materials and packaging of plants

Effective 21 November 2019 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of packing materials and packaging of plants.

Matched Term: plants, Wood, Charcoal

Plant material for research purposes Alerts

Effective 25 January 2020 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

Stock feed, supplements and ingredients of plant origin Alerts

Effective 7 January 2020 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: plant, derived, pellets


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