2013-51 - Plant Exports - Department of Agriculture Contacts

​20 December 2013

During the Christmas and New Year period of 2013/14, the Department of Agriculture Plant Exports offices will be either closed or manned with reduced staff and hours. Confirmed appointments for inspections over the Christmas and New Year period will be serviced in accordance with arrangements made with the relevant Plant Exports office, and overtime charges will be applied for inspections out of normal business hours. The department’s office in Canberra will be closed during the Christmas and New Year period.

The following business hours and contact arrangements have been put in place by the Plant Exports regional offices:

Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Normal office hours

All Plant Exports offices open

Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Public holiday – Christmas day

All Plant Exports offices closed

Thursday, 26 December 2013

Public holiday – Boxing day

All Plant Exports offices closed

Friday, 27 December 2013

APS holiday

Regional office arrangements
Overtime will not apply

Monday, 30 December 2013

APS EA day

Regional office arrangements
Overtime will not apply

Tuesday, 31 December 2013

APS EA day

Regional office arrangements
Overtime will not apply

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Public holiday – New Year day

All Plant Exports offices closed

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Normal office hours

All Plant Exports offices open

Overtime inspections can be arranged by contacting your Plant Exports office prior to Wednesday, 25 December 2013. Contact the relevant regional Plant​ Exports office for specific arrangements relating to cut-off times.

Urgent after hours contacts during the Christmas and New Year period of 2013/14 are:

Canberra Office

Grain & Seed Exports Program: 0407 410 816
Horticulture Exports Program: Contact local regional Plant Exports office
Plant Exports Operations electronic export certification (EXDOC): Regional Plant Exports office contact

Regional Offices

Central East region (New South Wales, excluding the Riverina): 0417 492 639

North East region:
South Queensland – 0408 428 754
Gladstone & Bundaberg – 07 4972 0461
Townsville – 0407 571 347
Mackay – 0427 861 911

Northern Region:
Cairns – 0428 765 507
Darwin – 0407 182 720
South East region (Victoria, SA Riverland & NSW Riverina): 0407 914 561
South West region (Western Australia): 0408 248 377
South West Region (South Australia, excluding the Riverland): 0409 280 521
Tasmania: 03 6165 3777

 

 

Russell Cant
A/g Assistant Secretary
Plant Export Operations

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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