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28 September 2021

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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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Timber and bamboo packaging

Effective 25 September 2021 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, bamboo, packaging

BPL affected timber from New Zealand

Effective 25 September 2021 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

Timber and timber products Changes

Effective 25 September 2021 to present

This case covers timber products both manufactured and unfinished. Individual pieces of timber must have at least one dimension less than or equal to 200mm. Examples include sawn timber logs less than 200mm in diameter, flooring and wooden beams, furniture, household items, stationery, musical instruments and sporting equipment. If all dimensions (height, width and length) of individual pieces of timber are over 200mm, please see the Logs, log cabins and oversize timber BICON case.

Matched Term: Timber

Bamboo products Changes

Effective 25 September 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of products manufactured from bamboo stem, laminates and veneers made from bamboo stem, and bamboo leaf products for food display purposes.Bamboo stem products must be free from green/viable bamboo.Import conditions for bamboo leaf products found in this case are ONLY for food display purposes.

Matched Term: Bamboo, Timber

Logs, log cabins and oversize timber Changes

Effective 25 September 2021 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: timber, Bamboo

Packing materials and packaging of plants

Effective 30 July 2021 to present

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

Matched Term: packaging, Timber

Plant material embedded in a solid medium

Effective 25 September 2021 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: bamboo, timber

Biodegradable and/or edible tableware and packaging Alerts Changes

Effective 25 September 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of highly processed biodegradable and/or edible tableware and packaging products.

Matched Term: packaging

Sawdust and woodchips

Effective 25 September 2021 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: Timber, Packaging

Dracaena sanderiana for use as nursery stock

Effective 25 September 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of Dracaena sanderiana (Lucky bamboo) as nursery stock.

Matched Term: bamboo


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