Organic fertiliser is derived from biological materials from aquatic animal, terrestrial animal, avian, or microbial origin.
It includes (but is not limited to):
- soil conditioners
- potting mixes
- blood and bone meal
- fish, prawn, crustacean, shrimp and squid meals
- seaweed and kelp
- non-mineralised humic-based fertiliser
- guano-based fertiliser
- neem cake
- worm castings.
Application to import quarantine material
An import permit must be obtained before organic fertiliser is imported.
For organic fertiliser containing plant material only, view the Application to Import Agricultural Products.
Send applications to import organic fertiliser containing plant material only to Plant Products:
Ph: + 61 2 6272 3917
Fax: + 61 2 6272 3745
Email: Plant Quarantine
For organic fertiliser containing animal and/or microbial material, view the Application to Import Biological Materials
Send applications to import organic fertiliser containing animal and/or microbial material to AQIS's Biologicals Program in Canberra:
Ph: + 61 2 6272 4578
Fax: + 61 2 6249 1798
Mail: GPO Box 858, Canberra ACT 2601
30 Jun 2010