From 1 Jan 2021, failing to declare biosecurity risk goods means higher penalties. View the list of goods, subject to higher penalties.
Dogs and cats can be imported to Australia under strict biosecurity conditions. Be sure to check the step-by-step guides and be aware of the timelines you need to follow.
The Biosecurity Innovation Program is now looking for project proposals for the 2021-22 funding round, to be received by 12 February 2021.
What are the requirements for importing items into Australia?
What do you need to consider before you send plant or animal material overseas?
Find out how to protect your animals and plants from pests, diseases and weeds, and what to look for.
What to look for and how you can report concerns.
What products and food you can bring to Australia depends what country you are coming from.
We are working with farmers to make sure our policy, programs and services improve the productivity, competitiveness and sustainability of the food and agriculture industry.
Find out how we are meeting the challenge of increased future demand for water in a drying climate.