Register your interest in attending the Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) 2019-20 season industry information sessions

Latest update

  • Registration is now open for the webinar on Friday 5 April 2019

​​A series of industry information sessions is being hosted on the proposed 2019-20 BMSB seasonal measures. These measures will apply to certain goods shipped as sea cargo to Australia between 1 September 2019 and 30 April 2020 inclusive.

The industry information sessions will be held nationally in early April 2019 and will include a webinar for those unable to attend in person. The sessions will be presented by senior representatives from the department and will provide detailed information on the 2019-20 BMSB seasonal measures for stakeholders including vessel masters, freight forwarders, treatment providers, Biosecurity Industry Participants, importers, customs brokers and principle agents associated with importing goods that require increased intervention during the 2019-20 BMSB risk season. The sessions will also provide industry with the opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions about the proposed measures.

Information Session Details

Industry members are invited to arrive from 8.30 am for registration and welcome tea and coffee at all events.

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Brisbane Tuesday 2 April 2019

Novotel Brisbane Airport Hotel
6-8 The Circuit
Brisbane Airport QLD 4008
Session time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register for the Brisbane Information Session here

Sydney Thursday 4 April 2019

Novotel Sydney Airport (Ex Mercure Sydney Airport)
22 Levey Street
Wolli Creek NSW 2205
Session time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register for the Sydney Information session here

Melbourne Tuesday 9 April 2019

Mantra Tullamarine Hotel
2 Trade Park Drive
Tullamarine, VIC 3043
Session time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register for the Melbourne Information session here

Perth Wednesday 10 April 2019

Crown Perth Convention Centre
Great Eastern Highway
Burswood WA 6100
Session time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register for the Perth Information session here

Webinar Friday 5 April 2019

Friday 5 April 2019
Event time 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm AEST.

Subscribe to industry advice notices

Keep up to date with the latest information on the current and 2019-20 BMSB seasonal measures by signing up to our Import Industry Advice Notices.

Privacy Statement

Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable.

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources collects your personal information (as defined by the Privacy Act 1988) in relation to the form for the purposes of registering your attendance at the Industry Information sessions for BMSB seasonal measures and related purposes. If you fail to provide some or all of the personal information requested in the registration from, the department will be unable to accept you registration to attend or participate in the information sessions. Your personal information will be used and stored in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.

See the department's Privacy Policy to learn more about accessing or correcting personal information or making a complaint. Alternatively, telephone the department on +61 2 6272 3933.