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

Permitted seed for sowing

Effective from 19 January 2021

The ‘Permitted seed for sowing’ case has been updated to remove the species listed below as they pose a potential risk of internal feeders or are synonyms of restricted species in the ‘Nuts and woody tree seed for sowing’ case.

No other changes have been made to the import conditions for 'Permitted seed for sowing'.

Blighia sapida

Cardiospermum halicacabum

Cardiospermum hirsutum

Couepia edulis

Cupania sapida

Dimocarpus crinita

Dimocarpus dentatus

Dimocarpus fumatus

Dimocarpus longan

Dimocarpus longan subsp. longan

Dimocarpus longan subsp. malesianus

Gnetum africanum

Gnetum buchholzianum

Gnetum gnemon

Hicoria pallida

Hicorius glabra var. villosa

Hicorius laciniosa

Hicorius pecan

Hicorius villosa

Lavigeria macrocarpa

Litchi chinensis

Litchi chinensis subsp. philippinensis

Litchi philippinensis

Litchi ramboutan-ake

Myristica fragrans

Nephelium beccarianum

Nephelium chryseum

Nephelium compressum

Nephelium coriaceum

Nephelium cuspidatum

Nephelium cuspidatum var. bassacense

Nephelium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum subvar. Cuspidatum

Nephelium cuspidatum var. eriopetalum

Nephelium cuspidatum var. multinerve

Nephelium cuspidatum var. robustum

Nephelium cuspidatum var.ophiodes

Nephelium glabrum

Nephelium lappaceum

Nephelium lappaceum var. lappaceum

Nephelium lappaceum var. pallens

Nephelium lappaceum var. xanthioides

Nephelium litchi

Nephelium longan

Nephelium longana

Nephelium macrophyllum

Nephelium maingayi

Nephelium malaiense

Nephelium meduseum

Nephelium melanomiscum

Nephelium mutabile

Nephelium mutabile var. pallens

Nephelium obovatum

Nephelium ramboutan-ake

Nephelium subferrugineum

Nephelium tomentosum

Nephelium uncinatum

Nephelium xanthioides

Nephelium xerospermoides

Parinari curatellifolia

Parinari curatellifolia subsp. mobola

Parinari mobola

Parinari montana

Poga oleosa

Pometia alnifolia

Talisia oliviformis

Terminalia arjuna

Terminalia erythrophylla

Terminalia kaernbachii

Terminalia okari

Terminalia phanerophlebia

Terminalia richii

Virola peruviana

These changes are being implemented as an outcome of the review of import conditions under the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. This project aimed to strengthen biosecurity surveillance and analysis, by ensuring that import conditions are fit-for-purpose and consistent.

Who does this notice affect:
Importers of Permitted seed for sowing, customs brokers and departmental staff.

Further information:
Contact Plant Import Operations at or phone 1800 900 090.

This Change applies to the following Cases:

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