Plant-based stockfeed guidance and templates

​Importers will be required to supply the following forms with their import permit application.

Check our advice on importing plant-based stockfeed and supplements.

​Information session – importing bulk grain

On 25 February 2019, we held an information session about how we manage the biosecurity risks of imported bulk grain. Here you will find the communique for the event, and a general fact sheet on importing stockfeed:

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Importing bulk grain - Communique for information session 25 February 2019 PDF 8992 KB
Importing bulk grain - Communique for information session 25 February 2019 DOCX 630 KB
Fact sheet - importing stockfeed – Biosecurity risks of imported bulk grains, processed stockfeed and hay PDF 2569 KB
Fact sheet - importing stockfeed – Biosecurity risks of imported bulk grains, processed stockfeed and hay DOCX 223 KB

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Importing bulk grain guideline

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, February 2019

This guideline includes outline of the processes involved in importing bulk whole grain and the requirements for the management of risks associated with grain following entry into Australia. The following templates and additional guidelines referred to in the guideline are also available for download on this page:

  • Imported bulk grain pre-arrival information
  • Conveyance standards for imported bulk grain
  • Bulk grain weight reconciliation spreadsheet
  • Imported bulk grain delivery records (road vehicles, rail wagons, container)
  • Guide to developing a Process Management System
  • Guide to developing a site operations manual

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Guideline - Management of grain imported bulk in-ship’s hold PDFPDF Icon25
552 KB1.3  July 2019
Guideline - Management of grain imported bulk in-ship’s hold DOCXWord Icon25
208 KB1.3  July 2019

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Importing bulk grain pre-arrival information

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, January 2019

For completion prior to the arrival of consignments of whole bulk grain into Australia.

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Reference - Imported bulk grain pre-arrival information PDFPDF Icon1335 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain pre-arrival information DOCXWord Icon125 KB

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Conveyance standards for importing bulk grain

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, February 2019

This standard defines the requirements for conveyances to control the leakage of grain or dust during transport of imported bulk grain from the point of discharge through to the point of processing of whole grain.

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Reference - Conveyance standards for imported bulk grain PDFPDF Icon5
477 KB1.2 June 2019
Reference - Conveyance standards for imported bulk grain DOCXWord Icon5
82 KB1.2 June 2019

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Bulk grain weight reconciliation template

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, January 2019

This template must be completed daily and provided to the department once grain has arrived in Australia. It is a running record of grain movements between the port and Approved Arrangements for a particular consignment of grain.

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Bulk grain weight reconciliation·template XLSXPDF Icon230 KB

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Imported bulk grain delivery records

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, January 2019

For completion when transporting grain onshore between the port of entry and Approved Arrangement sites.

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Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - road vehicles PDFPDF Icon2339 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - road vehicles DOCXWord Icon275 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - rail wagons PDFPDF Icon2335 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - rail wagons DOCXWord Icon276 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - container PDFPDF Icon2336 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - container DOCXWord Icon276 KB

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Guide to developing a Process Management System

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, January 2019

This document specifies the requirements for a Process Management System (PMS) to support an application for the importation and processing of bulk grain into Australia.

Compliance with the requirements of the PMS will be assessed at audit. A desk audit of documentation and other details will take place as part of the process of issuing an import permit.

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Reference - Imported bulk grain Process Management System requirements PDFPDF Icon8563 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain Process Management System requirements DOCWord Icon8153 KB

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Guide to developing a site operations manual

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, January 2019

This document specifies the requirements of a site operations manual for Class 2.7 (bulk grain storage) and Class 3.1 (bulk grain processors) Approved Arrangement (AA) sites.

A site operations manual approved by the department's Plant Import Operations forms part of the Class 2.7 and 3.1 AA requirements. Compliance with the requirements of the site operations manual will be assessed at audit.

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Reference - Imported bulk grain Site Operations Manual requirements PDFPDF Icon11744 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain Site Operations Manual requirements DOCWord Icon11164 KB

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Manufacturers questionnaire

Department of Agriculture, July 2019

For manufacturers of processed plant-based stockfeed intended for export to Australia.

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Stock Feed Audit Form - Manufacturer DOCXWord Icon12
61 KB

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Offsite storage, containerisation and export facilities questionnaire

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, August 2013

For facilities that store, containerise or handle plant-based stockfeed for export to Australia.

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Stock Feed Audit Form - Offsite storage, containerisation and export facilities DOCXWord Icon780 KB

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