140-2018 – Proposed changes to import conditions for salmonid products sourced from approved countries (excluding New Zealand)

10 October 2018

Who does this notice affect?

This notice is of interest to importers of salmonid products and associated industry participants and retailers.

What has changed?

This notice is to inform industry that the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is proposing changes to the existing certification and post-entry processing requirements for imported salmonid products sourced from approved countries (excluding New Zealand) and recognised countries for thermally treated salmonid product.

The proposed changes are outlined in Biosecurity advice notice 2018/26.

Stakeholders will be able to make comments on the proposed changes, the closing date for comments is 12 December 2018.

Comments on the review should be submitted, by 12 December 2018, to:

Animal Biosecurity
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
GPO Box 858
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Telephone: +61 2 6272 4465
Facsimile: +61 2 6272 3856

Email: Animal

Further information

The department intends to announce changes in the import conditions as a BICON Alert. The BICON Alert website provides information on changes to import requirements and is frequently updated. Importers are encouraged to monitor this page to access new information on import requirements: Alerts & Changes.