Biosecurity Act 2015 (Biosecurity Act) commenced on
16 June 2016. It is co-administered by the Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Water Resources, and Health.
It was amended by the
Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Act 2017.
The following determinations and authorisation took effect on 8 September 2017:
Primary legislation and regulations
Delegated legislation, declarations and determinations
Delegated legislation, declarations and determinations support the operation of the Biosecurity Act.
The instruments listed on this page are some of the most commonly accessed. Additional instruments, explaining other topics relating to the Biosecurity Act, are available on the
Federal Register of Legislation.
Biosecurity Goods Determinations
Lists referenced in the Biosecurity Goods Determinations
These lists provide extra clarification on the Biosecurity Goods Determinations, and should be read together with those documents for a full understanding of legislative requirements.
They were last updated on 30 June 2017.