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

Requirement for cane and rattan articles to be thoroughly dried and not capable of propagation

Effective from 16 November 2021

Import conditions in the ‘Cane and rattan articles’ BICON case have been reviewed and the following refinements have been made:

Who does this notice affect:
Pathway Operations Cargo - Assessment and Inspections, Importers and Brokers.

Feedback received by Plant Import Operations from internal and external stakeholders highlighted the need for a consistent approach to goods of this type.

Further Information:
For additional information please email Plant Import Operations at or phone 1800 900 090.

This Change applies to the following Cases:

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