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​​​​The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources administers the Quarantine Act 1908, Export Control Act 1982, Imported Food Control Act 1992 and various other Acts in order to protect Australia's animal, plant and human health status and to maintain market access for Australian food and other agricultural exports.

If you import or export goods of quarantine concern to/from Australia you should be ​aware of your responsibilities under Australian law.


Last reviewed:
22 Sep 2015