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Changes provide information about amendments to import conditions. Keep informed of changes by following individual import cases.


Effective from 17 September 2020

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) is currently amending import permit conditions, and thereby associated health certificate statements, for dairy products from approved countries.

These changes have recently been implemented for colostrum from approved countries.

Changes include:

For further information on these changes, please see the BICON alert published on 14 July 2020 associated with the Dairy commodity case.

Please note:
Import permits with the old statements will still be valid until their expiry date, and the department will continue to accept existing health certificate statements until 1 August 2022.

Who does this notice affect:
Importers of colostrum and Assessment Services Group.

Further information:
Please contact the Animal and Biological Imports Branch on 1800 900 090 or email

This Change applies to the following Cases:

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