5 July 2022
This Industry Advice Notice (IAN) is to advise industry of the ePhyto virtual workshop which will be hosted by the IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG). We will be co-presenting at this workshop with the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries.
Summary of key points
- The virtual workshop will take place on 28 July 2022 from 5:00pm-6:00pm AEST. A provisional programme has been drafted for the workshop.
- The purpose of this virtual workshop is to update industry on the current stage of implementation of electronic phytosanitary certification (ePhyto) in Australia and New Zealand.
- Industry representatives are highly encouraged to participate and contribute to the implementation of ePhyto.
- Industry representatives who are interested in participating in the virtual workshop must register here.
The IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) provides guidance and advice to the IPPC Secretariat on the design, development and deployment of the ePhyto Solution, which consists of a global hub and generic national system to facilitate the international exchange of electronic phytosanitary information by developing countries.
The ePhyto Solution is designed to significantly improve security, border efficiency, and global coverage, making the movement of goods across borders safer, faster, and cheaper.
More information, including a list of countries that are exchanging, is available on the ePhyto website.
If you have any questions regarding this IAN please email the Business Systems Program.
A/g Assistant Secretary
Plant Export Operations Branch
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