AFFA Submission to the Senate inquiry on NZ apples

​Inquiry by the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee, into:

The administration and management by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service and the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Australia's Biosecurity Australia group on all aspects of the consideration and assessment of proposed importation to Australia of fresh apple fruit from New Zealand.

Link to Document
Name of Document
 Attachment A  SPS Agreement (this link is to the external WTO web site)
Attachment B MOU on Animal and Plant Quarantine Measures
Attachment C Summary of Appeals received
Attachment D Information paper on detection and eradication of fire blight disease, March 1998
Attachment E 1998 Final IRA on New Zealand apples
Attachment F Article published in Pome Fruit Australia, April 2000
Attachment G 2000 Draft IRA on New Zealand apples and related PBPMs
Attachment H Plain English overview and fact sheet relating to draft IRA
Attachment I AFFA press releases relating to draft IRA
Attachment J Article published in the Weekly Times
Attachment K

BA overheads for meeting with communications group (not available electronically); and Draft Terms of Reference for communications group

Attachment L Comments from Technical Advisory Panel
Attachment M Report from meeting with industry technical committee on 25 July 2000
Attachment N Report from meeting with state officials on 20-21 July 2000
Attachment O Information from public file relating to expert comments
Attachment P Email to international experts regarding risk management 9 May 2000
Attach​ment Q Responses from international experts to questions regarding risk management
Attachment R Reminder email to international experts regarding questions on risk management
Attachment S AFFA Press Release 6 October 2000 - Establishment of BA
Enclosure 1  Public File
Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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