Plant Health

Plant Protection News

Plant Protection News is a free, periodical email newsletter. It contains news items relating to Australia’s national and international plant health and protection activities.

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In this issue:

  • Fruit fly identification handbook available online
  • National bacterial training workshop addresses skills gap
  • Annual Diagnosticians Workshop identifies needs of plant diagnostics
  • Australia’s cooperation in international plant protection clocks sixty years
  • Biosecurity engagement resources available online
  • Biosecurity reform report available online

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Plant Pests

Plant pests and diseases, Weeds
Include information and links to resources on reporting detections of suspect pests, identification of plant pests of concern, and national eradication programs

Risk assessments of plant and plant product imports

Biosecurity Australia
Undertakes risk analyses to identify any quarantine risks associated with access requests to import plants and plant products into Australia

Movement of plants and plant products

Importing to Australia
Includes quarantine information on the import of plants and plant products to Australia

Exporting from Australia
Includes quarantine information on the export of plants and plant products from Australia

Quarantine Domestic

A general guide for private interstate travellers on the movement of plant material within Australia (or call 1800 084 881) (please paste this address into browser to visit this website: http://www.quarantinedomestic.gov.au/index.php )

Domestic Quarantine and Market Access Working Group
Information about, and how to engage, the group responsible for the development of interstate market access conditions for plants and plant products within Australia