47-2015 - Horticulture Exports Program – Export of stone fruit to Thailand and Taiwan

7 October 2015


To call for applications for approval of orchards, packhouses and treatment facilities for export of stone fruit to Thailand and Taiwan for the 2015/2016 season.

Key points

The protocols for export of stone fruit to Thailand and Taiwan mandate that certain entities be approved by the Department of Agriculture prior to commencement of the season.

Orchards, packhouses and treatment facilities that wish to take part in the export of stone fruit to Thailand and Taiwan for the 2015/16 season must ensure that their respective applications are received by Summerfruit Australia Ltd no later than 16 October 2015. Incomplete applications will result in delays and may not proceed to approval. Late applications will not be accepted.

The table below outlines which entities require approval for exporting stone fruit to Thailand and Taiwan.




Onshore cold treatment facility


Area free



Onshore cold




Area free


Onshore cold

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources can only approve an entity for export if all protocol and/or work plan requirements are met.  All requirements will be audited and verified in accordance with the respective protocol and / or work plan. Some entities may require an audit by the importing country authority.


Please complete the attached application form. Application forms must be completed and sent to:

Summerfruit Australia Ltd
Email to: CEO

or send by mail to:

Summerfruit Australia Ltd
8/452 Swift Street
Albury  NSW  2640

Growers may divide their orchard into blocks. Each block must be clearly identified on the application form and on the orchard map by its physical address or geographic co-ordinates.

For specific market requirements refer to the relevant protocol and / or work plan on the Manual of Importing Country Requirements (MICoR) Plant website. To access these documents, you must be a registered MICoR Plant user.

To register for MICoR, go to the registration webpage, complete all fields, and ‘Submit’. The MICoR Plant team will process your registration request. You will be provided with your login details by e-mail.

If you have any further enquiries, please contact the Horticulture Exports Program, 02 6272 3971, Horticulture Exports Program ACT.


Dr Chris Parker
Assistant Secretary
Plant Export Operations

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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