Plant-based stockfeed guidance and templates

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

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

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 PDF PDF Icon23851 KB1.1  February 2019
Guideline - Management of grain imported bulk in-ship’s hold DOCX Word Icon23272 KB1.1  February 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 PDF PDF Icon1335 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain pre-arrival information DOCX Word 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 PDF PDF Icon6518 KB1.1  February 2019
Reference - Conveyance standards for imported bulk grain DOCX Word Icon693 KB1.1  February 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 XLSX PDF 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 PDF PDF Icon2339 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - road vehicles DOCX Word Icon275 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - rail wagons PDF PDF Icon2335 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - rail wagons DOCX Word Icon276 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - container PDF PDF Icon2336 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain delivery record - container DOCX Word 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 PDF PDF Icon8563 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain Process Management System requirements DOC Word 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 PDF PDF Icon11744 KB
Reference - Imported bulk grain Site Operations Manual requirements DOCWord Icon11164 KB

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Manufacturers questionnaire

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, August 2013

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

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Stock Feed Audit Form - Manufacturer DOCX Word Icon984 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 DOCX Word Icon780 KB

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