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

Change to the conditions of fresh, whole coconut and fresh, whole, immature coconut

Effective from 12 October 2021

Following advice from Plant Science and risk assessment the requirement for whole coconuts to be free from shoots is removed. Externally growing shoots (sprouting coconuts) are considered acceptable provided they are free from disease symptoms. Coconuts should be free from all other excess stalk and trash.

Who does this notice affect:

Pathway Operations Cargo - Assessment and importers/brokers of fresh whole coconuts

Further Information:

For additional information please email Plant Import Operations Branch at or phone 1800 900 090.

This Change applies to the following Cases:

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