List of Biosecurity Preparedness Plans

This list is referenced in sections 11A, 37A, and 48AA of the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Determination 2016 (the Determination).

The Determination requires that goods included in certain classes of goods, and that are the subject of an import declaration, must not be brought or imported into Australian territory unless a Biosecurity Preparedness Plan to manage the biosecurity risks associated with bringing or importing goods of a relevant class (or goods including goods of that class) into Australian territory is listed in the List of Biosecurity Preparedness Plans, and is ordinarily accessible through the Department of Agriculture’s website.

List of Biosecurity Preparedness Plans effective as of 1 January 2020

Sections 11A, 37A, and 48AA of the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Determination 2016 (the Determination) specify that goods included in certain classes of goods, and that are the subject of an import declaration, must not be brought or imported into Australian territory unless a relevant Biosecurity Preparedness Plan is listed in the List of Biosecurity Preparedness Plans, and that Plan is ordinarily accessible through the Department of Agriculture’s website.

A relevant Biosecurity Preparedness Plan is a plan to manage the biosecurity risks associated with bringing or importing a class of goods, or goods including goods of that class, into Australian territory.

The Biosecurity Preparedness Plans are as follows:

Pest/disease Classes of goods Relevant Biosecurity Preparedness Plans

Animal diseases, including but not limited to:

Specified classes of goods in Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 2 of the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Determination 2016.

Aquatic animal diseases, including but not limited to:

Specified classes of goods in Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 2 of the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Determination 2016.

Environmental pests and diseases, including but not limited to:

Specified classes of goods in Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 2 of the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Determination 2016.

Hitchhiker pests and contaminants1, including but not limited to:

Specified classes of goods in Divisions 1, 2 and 2A of Part 2 of the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Determination 2016.

Plant pests, including but not limited to:

Specified classes of goods in Divisios 1 andn 2 of Part 2 of the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Determination 2016.

1 Note, hitchhiker pests and contaminants may also include pests and diseases listed in other categories, depending on their impact (animal health, plant health and/or environmental) and host (plant or animal) association.

Last reviewed: 6 January 2020
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