2011-49 - Invitation To Attend Export Information Workshops: Watershed Reforms For Export Certification Of Grain, Seed, Nuts And Fodder

​​07 November 2011

Update: Following the conclusion of the Export Certification Reform Package Workshops the Industry Briefing Session (Presentation) has been made available.

13 September 2011

Attached is an invitation to attend the Export Certification Reform Package (ECRP) workshops. Please circulate the attached flyer to your members/stakeholders as you deem fit.

David He​inrich
Acting General Manager
Plant Export Operations Branch


Invitation To Attend Export Information Workshops

Watershed Reforms For Export Certification Of Grain, Seed, Nuts And Fodder

13 September 2011

The Grain Ministerial Taskforce in partnership with the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) has initiated the most significant suite of reforms and opportunities for inspection and certification services for Australia’s plant export industry in over 20 years. These reforms secure and improve Australian exporters’ competitiveness and positions Australia’s inspection and certification processes at the forefront of export industries worldwide.

What

Workshops will be held in the major grain export centres to provide detailed information about the reforms and future opportunities for the certification of plant products

Who

Representatives from AQIS, the Grain Ministerial Taskforce including the Chair Geoff Honey, and industry will speak at the workshops, covering core topics that include:

AQIS Authorised Officers (AAOs) and training

Information will be provided on what AAOs are and the training that is involved to become an AAO. How Approved Inspectors (AIs) can transition to AAOs.

Changes to Legislation

An outline of the changes in the new Export Control (Plants and Plant Products) Orders 2011 and how this affects your export business.

Fees and Charges

Revised fee structure.

Grains Industry Market Access

The establishment of the Grains Industry Market Access Forum (GIMAF).

Information technology

The release of the Manual of Importing Country Requirements and the PaDILseed library.

When

Adelaide

27 September 2011, Adelaide Regional Office, 14:00 – 16:30.

Toowoomba

29 September 2011, venue to be confirmed, 14:00 – 16:30.

Melbourne

6 October 2011, venue to be confirmed, 14:00 – 16:30.

Perth

7 October 2011, Perth Regional Office, 11:30 – 14:00.

Newcastle

20 October 2011, venue to be confirmed, 10:30 – 13.00.

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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