Plant Export Operations Manual

Instructional material has been prepared by the department and published on the Plant Export Operations Manual (PEOM) to provide information that directs and supports industry and authorised officers (AOs) to understand their responsibilities and perform their roles relating to the export of plants and plant products from Australia.

Guidelines and Volumes contain policy and processes that must be complied with. Guidelines and Volumes contain information relevant to both industry and AOs.

Work instructions provide a step-by-step account of the activities an AO must undertake to correctly inspect plants and plant products, empty containers and vessels for loading on behalf of the department.

Reference material contains supporting information to further assist AOs to understand and perform their inspection tasks.

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General

This section contains general information relating to the export of all plants and plant products, and the inspection of empty containers and vessels for loading from Australia. For information specific to establishments, transport units, product inspections and documentation refer to the related sections below.

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Reference: Exporting plants and plant products: A step–by–step guide for Australian exporters HTML    
Reference: Export operations Manual Glossary 2011 PDF 19 158 KB
Reference: Export operations Manual Glossary 2011 DOC 19 234 KB
Volume 2: Export legislation HTML    

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Authorised Officers

Exporters must use an inspection authorised officer (AO) who has the appropriate accreditation for the type of inspection. Below is a Reference document that lists what job function is required to inspect a particular group of plants or plant products for export.

If an exporter is seeking an inspection from a departmental Authorised Officer a Request for plant exports inspection appointment form must be completed.

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Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions PDF 11 553 KB
Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions DOCX 11 116 KB
Reference: Conduct and communication in the plant export environment PDF 8 616 KB
Reference: Conduct and communication in the plant export environment DOCX 8 52 KB
Reference: Defensible decision making for plant export authorised officers PDF 7 736 KB
Reference: Defensible decision making for plant export authorised officers DOCX 7 52 KB
Reference: Pre-entry hazard assessment for third party worksites including bulk vessels (Take 5 checklist) PDF 3 528 KB
Reference: Pre-entry hazard assessment for third party worksites including bulk vessels (Take 5 checklist) DOCX 3 40 KB
Reference: Work health and safety in the plant export environment PDF 13 260 KB
Reference: Work health and safety in the plant export environment DOCX 13 104 KB
Volume 17: Authorised Officer Audit and Performance Standards HTML    

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Equipment

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Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment PDF 18 860 KB
Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment DOCX    

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Specimen collection

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Reference: Plant exports guide – Specimen collection PDF 7 219 KB
Reference: Plant exports guide – Specimen collection DOCX 7 97 KB

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Establishments

Export registered establishments

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Guideline: Management of plant export registered establishments PDF 32 929 KB
Guideline: Management of plant export registered establishments DOCX 32 153 KB
Application to register an export establishment HTML    
Work Instruction: Registering establishments and renewing registrations for the preparation of prescribed goods - plants exports PDF 10 223 KB
Reference: Registered operation and function codes for plant export registered establishments PDF 6 522 KB
Reference: Registered operation and function codes for plant export registered establishments DOCX 6 106 KB
Factsheet: New Plant Export Registered Establishment policy - Information for Registered Establishments PDF 3 764 KB
Factsheet: New Plant Export Registered Establishment policy - Information for Registered Establishments DOCX 3 2.1 MB

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Auditing registered establishment

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Volume 17: Audit policy HTML    
Guideline: Audit of plant export registered establishments PDF 24 424 KB
Guideline: Audit of plant export registered establishments DOCX 24 118 KB
Reference: Performance standards for plant export registered establishments PDF 19 426 KB
Reference: Performance standards for plant export registered establishments DOCX 19 144 KB
Work Instruction: Suspending and revoking registered establishments for the preparation and presentation of prescribed goods DOC   123 KB

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Export compliant goods storage

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Volume 7A: Export compliant goods storage HTML    
Reference: Export compliant goods storage (ECGS) PDF 20 223 KB
Reference: Export compliant goods storage (ECGS) hazard identification and mitigation survey PDF 10 423 KB
Reference: Transfer certificate for plants and plant products excluding horticultural products PDF 2 323 KB
Reference: ECGS application form PDF 4 23 KB

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Quality System Recognition

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Guideline: Quality System Recognition of highly processed plant products for export PDF 16 327 KB
Guideline: Quality System Recognition of highly processed plant products for export DOCX 16 99 KB
Work instruction: Inspecting processed plant and plant products produced under quality systems recognition PDF 22 725 KB
Work instruction: Inspecting processed plant and plant products produced under quality systems recognition DOCX 22 142 KB
Reference: Application for approval for Quality System Recognition PDF 5 224 KB
Reference: Application for approval for Quality System Recognition DOCX 5 123 KB

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Mobile Bulk Loading

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Guideline: Mobile Bulk Loading of prescribed goods for export PDF 19 760 KB
Guideline: Mobile Bulk Loading of prescribed goods for export DOCX 19 362 KB
Reference: Prescribed goods export preparation standard checklist PDF 6 554 KB
Reference: Prescribed goods export preparation standard checklist DOCX 6 107 KB

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Handling pest free area products

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Reference: Application to handle fruit fly pest free area (PFA) product outside of a PFA PDF 3 457 KB
Reference: Application to handle fruit fly pest free area (PFA) product outside of a PFA DOCX 3 96 KB
Reference: Performance standards for handling fruit fly PFA product outside of a PFA PDF 7 526 KB
Reference: Performance standards for handling fruit fly PFA product outside of a PFA DOCX 7 105 KB

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Accredited properties

Accredited properties include farms and packhouses that produce or prepare goods for horticulture export protocol markets. Where a protocol requires the department to approve a farm or packhouse, they will become an accredited property under the Export Control (Plants and Plant Products) Order 2011.  

Instructional material specific to horticulture export accredited properties can be found below.

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Guideline: Management of ho​rticulture export accredited properties PDF 19 764 KB
Guideline: Management of horticulture export accredited properties DOCX 19 178 KB
Guideline: Audit of horticulture export accredited properties PDF 15 596 KB
Guideline: Audit of horticulture export accredited properties DOCX 15 118 KB
Reference: Performance standards for crop monitors PDF 4 649 KB
Reference: Performance standards for crop monitors DOCX 4 80 KB
Reference: Performance standards for farms PDF 6 520 KB
Reference: Performance standards for farms DOCX 6 112 KB
Reference: Performance standards for packhouses PDF 5 500 KB
Reference: Performance standards for packhouses DOCX 5 108 KB
Reference: Application for plant export accreditation of farms PDF 4 277 KB
Reference: Application for plant export accreditation of packhouses PDF 4 263 KB

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Phytosanitary security

Horticulture registered establishments and accredited properties are responsible for maintaining phytosanitary security of goods for export held in their premises and during transport from one premises to another. This includes documenting the secure movement of goods using transfer records.

Instructional material specific to phytosanitary security for horticulture exports can be found below.

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Guideline: Maintenance of phytosanitary security for horticulture exports PDF 16 790 KB
Guideline: Maintenance of phytosanitary security for horticulture exports DOCX 16 120 KB
Work instruction: Completing a transfer record for horticulture exports PDF 7 243 KB
Work instruction: Completing a transfer record for horticulture exports DOCX 7 96 KB
Reference: Transfer record PDF 2 166 KB
Reference: Transfer record DOCX 2 85 KB
Factsheet: New phytosanitary security policy – Information for AOs PDF 3 959 KB
Factsheet: New phytosanitary security policy – Information for AOs DOCX 3 2.1 MB
Factsheet: New phytosanitary security policy – Information for Industry PDF 3 986 KB
Factsheet: New phytosanitary security policy – Information for Industry DOCX 3 2.1 MB
Factsheet: New phytosanitary security policy – Information for PFA and PFPP Farms PDF 2 603 KB
Factsheet: New phytosanitary security policy – Information for PFA and PFPP Farms DOCX 2 1.8 MB

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Transport unit

For all types of transport unit inspections exporters may require the Request for plant exports inspection appointment form (if they are seeking an inspection from a departmental Authorised Officer).

Empty container inspection

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Volume 11: Inspection of empty containers HTML    
Dry Box Inspection Entomology PDF 17 897 KB
Dry Box Inspection Entomology PPT 17 1.5 MB
Work Instruction: Inspection of empty containers PDF 9 451 KB
Reference: Inspecting empty containers for insects PDF 17 223 KB
Reference: Export compliant container sticker stencil PDF 1 103 KB
Candidate advice: ECI3001B Inspection of empty containers PDF 9 119 KB
Candidate advice: ECI3001B Inspection of empty containers DOC 9 150 KB

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Bulk vessel inspection

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Guideline: Inspection of empty bulk vessels for export PDF 27 847 KB
Guideline: Inspection of empty bulk vessels for export DOCX 27 137 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting empty bulk vessels for export PDF 46 596 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting empty bulk vessels for export DOCX 46 155 KB
Reference: Bulk vessel terms and definitions PDF 12 635 KB
Reference: Bulk vessel terms and definitions DOC 12 23 KB
Candidate advice: BVI3001 Export inspection of empty bulk vessels PDF 7 96 KB
Candidate advice: BVI3001 Export inspection of empty bulk vessels DOCX 7 56 KB

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Product inspection

For all types of product inspections exporters need to lodge a Request for Permit via EXDOC. In the event that the EXDOC system is down or cannot be accessed an EX28 can be submitted. Exporters will also need to submit a Request for plant exports inspection appointment form if they want to book a departmental inspection authorised officer.

Instructional material specific to product inspections can be found below. You will be required to use other export documentation, certification and forms, which can be found under the Documentation section, along with the relevant instructional material.

General

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Reference: Table of plant export protocol markets PDF 3 484 KB
Reference: Table of plant export protocol markets DOCX 3 118 KB

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Horticulture

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Guideline: Inspection of horticulture for export PDF 26 407 KB
Guideline: Inspection of horticulture for export DOCX 26 213 KB
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling PDF 32 910 KB
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling DOCX 32 147 KB
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling PDF 36 921 KB
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling DOCX 36 155 KB
Reference: Plant exports guide – Sampling horticulture PDF 5 224 KB
Reference: Plant exports guide – Sampling horticulture DOCX 5 104 KB
Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques PDF 40 3 MB
Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques DOCX 40 19 MB
Volume 6B: Pests and diseases – horticulture HTML    
Candidate advice: HOR3002 Inspection of horticulture (version 3.0) PDF 6 152 KB
Candidate advice: HOR3002 Inspection of horticulture (version 3.0) DOCX

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Grain and plant products

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Guideline: Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products PDF 33 636 KB
Guideline: Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products DOCX 33 154 KB
Work instruction: Inspecting prescribed grain and plant products PDF 52 1.0 MB
Work instruction: Inspecting prescribed grain and plant products DOCX 52 180 KB
Reference: Pests and contaminants of grain and plant products PDF 40 2.0 MB
Reference: Pests and contaminants of grain and plant products DOCX 42 5.1 MB
Reference: Plant exports guide – prescribed grain and plant products inspection techniques PDF 15 1.6 MB
Adult Insects Grain Inspection PDF 1 252 KB
Adult Insects Grain Inspection PPT 1 707 KB
Stored insects grain inspection PDF 2 408 KB
Stored insects grain inspection PPT 2 1.5 MB
Candidate advice: PGG3001B Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products PDF 11 131 KB
Candidate advice: PGG3001B Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products DOC 11 203 KB

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Raw baled cotton

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Guideline: Inspection of cotton PDF 21 789 KB
Guideline: Inspection of cotton DOCX 21 145 KB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Raw baled cotton PDF 4 1.5 MB
Work Instruction: Inspection for raw baled cotton PDF 13 188 KB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Raw baled cotton PDF 4 1.5 MB
Candidate advice: RBC3001A Inspection of raw baled cotton PDF 8 120 KB
Candidate advice: RBC3001A Inspection of raw baled cotton DOC 8 165 KB

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Hay and straw products

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Guideline: Inspection of hay and straw for export PDF 28 771 KB
Guideline: Inspection of hay and straw for export DOCX 28 159 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting bagged chaff and hay for export PDF 28 773 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting bagged chaff and hay for export DOCX 28 154 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting loose hay or straw for export in-line PDF 31 796 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting loose hay or straw for export in-line DOCX 31 162 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting hay and straw bales for export in-line and end-point PDF 32 444 KB
Work Instruction: Inspecting hay and straw bales for export in-line and end-point DOCX 32 149 KB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Hay and Straw PDF 4 1.8 MB
Candidate advice: HAS3001 Inspection of hay and straw PDF 8 147 KB
Candidate advice: HAS3001 Inspection of hay and straw DOC 8 183 KB

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Forest products

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Volume 8B: Commodity inspections – forest products PDF 30 2.0 MB
Volume 8B: Commodity inspections – forest products DOC 30 1.1 MB
Work Instruction: Inspection of forest products PDF 28 308 KB
Work Instruction: Inspection of forest products DOCX 28 106 KB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Bulk woodchips PDF 4 1.9 MB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Logs bulk in containers PDF 4 2.0 MB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Logs bulk in vessels PDF 4 2.3 MB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Logs in stockpiles PDF 4 2.4 MB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Lumber products PDF 4 1.9 MB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Packaged processed forest products PDF 3 1.2 MB
Reference: Inspection technique guide - Processed timber products PDF 4 1.6 MB
FOP3001 Candidate advice: Inspection of forest products woodchip PDF 8 319 KB
FOP3001 Candidate advice: Inspection of forest products woodchip DOC 8 180 KB
FOP3002 Candidate advice: Inspection of forest products logs PDF 8 319 KB
FOP3002 Candidate advice: Inspection of forest products logs DOC 8 156 KB
FOP3003 Candidate advice: Inspection of forest products processed products PDF 8 319 KB
FOP3003 Candidate advice: Inspection of forest products processed products DOC 8 179 KB

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Treatments

Phytosanitary treatments being carried out on horticulture for export to protocol markets must occur in registered establishments that have the appropriate treatment function/s under their registration.

To apply to become or to add treatment functions use the form Reference: Application for registration as a horticulture export treatment facility.

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Reference: Application for registration as a horticulture export treatment facility PDF 6 310 KB
Volume 12: Treatments HTML    

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Cold treatment

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Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for cold disinfestation treatment PDF 16 817 KB
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for cold disinfestation treatment DOCX 16 672 KB
Work Instruction: Initiating an in-transit cold treatment for plant exports DOCX 26 135 KB
Work Instruction: Initiating an in-transit cold treatment for plant exports PDF 26 865 KB
Work Instruction: Supervising an onshore cold treatment for plant exports PDF 19 689 KB
Work Instruction: Supervising an onshore cold treatment for plant exports DOCX 19 112 KB
Reference: Performance standards – onshore cold treatment – horticulture exports PDF 16 571 KB
Reference: Performance standards – onshore cold treatment – horticulture exports DOCX 16 93 KB
Reference: USDA treatment manual PDF 936 222 KB
Reference: Instructional guide – In-transit cold treatment PDF 7 750 KB
Candidate Advice: TRE3001:1 In-transit cold treatment PDF 5 97 KB
Candidate Advice: TRE3001:1 In-transit cold treatment DOCX 5 517 KB
Candidate Advice: TRE3001:2 Onshore cold treatment PDF 6 99 KB
Candidate Advice: TRE3001:2 Onshore cold treatment DOCX 6 514 KB

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Dimethoate dipping

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Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for dimethoate dipping treatment PDF 16 778 KB
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for dimethoate dipping treatment DOCX 16 652 KB
Reference: Performance standards – dimethoate dipping treatment – horticulture exports PDF 19 595 KB
Reference: Performance standards – dimethoate dipping treatment – horticulture exports DOCX 19 92 KB

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Irradiation

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Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for irradiation treatment PDF 20 3 MB
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for irradiation treatment DOCX 20 659 KB
Reference: Performance standards – irradiation treatment – horticulture exports PDF 16 582 KB
Reference: Performance standards – irradiation treatment – horticulture exports DOCX 16 95 KB

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Methyl bromide fumigation

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Methyl bromide fumigation methodology HTML    
Guide to performing QPS fumigations with methyl bromide HTML    
Reference: Performance standards for MBr fumigation PDF 26 603 KB
Reference: Performance standards for MBr fumigation DOCX 26 113 KB

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Sulfur dioxide/Carbon dioxide fumigation

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Reference: SO2/CO2 Fumigation methodology PDF 17 603 KB
Reference: SO2/CO2 Fumigation methodology DOCX 17 112 KB
Reference: Performance standards for SO2/CO2 fumigation PDF 12 585 KB
Reference: Performance standards for SO2/CO2 fumigation DOCX 12 113 KB

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Vapour heat treatment

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Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for vapour heat treatment PDF 13 3 MB
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for vapour heat treatment DOCX 13 650 KB
Work Instruction: Supervising a vapour heat treatment for plant exports PDF 12 639 KB
Work Instruction: Supervising a vapour heat treatment for plant exports DOCX 12 118 KB
Reference: Performance standards – vapour heat treatment – horticulture exports PDF 15 564 KB
Reference: Performance standards – vapour heat treatment – horticulture exports DOCX 15 92 KB

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Documentation

This section contains information on the issuance of certification for plant exports and completing plant export inspection and treatment records.

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Volume 13: Phytosanitary certification overview HTML    
Volume 18: Export documentation – electronic HTML    
Guideline: Issuance of certification for plant exports PDF 9 221 KB
Guideline: Issuance of certification for plant exports DOCX 9 159 KB
Reference: Request for plant exports inspection appointment HTML    

Completing export documentation

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Work Instruction: Completing plant export inspection and treatment records PDF 39 1.1 MB
Work Instruction: Completing plant export inspection and treatment records DOCX 39 194 KB
Guideline: Supporting documents for plant exports PDF 18 720 KB
Guideline: Supporting documents for plant exports DOCX 18 129 KB
Reference: Plant export document and treatments checklists PDF 20 731 KB
Reference: Plant export document and treatments checklists DOCX 20 143 KB

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Inspection and treatment records

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Reference: PE100 Export compliance record PDF 2 485 KB
Reference: PE101 Export compliance record PDF 3 228 KB
Reference: PE102 Export compliance record PDF 2 428 KB
Reference: PE103 Bulk vessel approval record PDF 1 90 KB
Reference: PE104 Container approval record PDF 2 371 KB
Reference: Export compliant container sticker stencil PDF 1 87 KB
Reference: PE105 Bulk vessel loading running record PDF 2 394 KB
Reference: Certificate of loading and calibration record for an in-transit cold treatment PDF 1 323 KB
Reference: Certificate of loading an​d calibration record for an in-transit cold treatment DOCX 1 113 KB
Reference: Onshore cold treatment record PDF 2 136 KB
Reference: Onshore cold treatment record DOCX 2 74 KB
Reference: Vapour heat treatment sensor calibration record PDF 1 207 KB
Reference: Vapour heat treatment sensor calibration record DOC 1 93 KB
Reference: Vapour heat treatment record PDF 1 163 KB
Reference: Vapour heat treatment record DOC 1 92 KB

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Fees and charges

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Charging Guidelines provides details about the application of the department’s biosecurity and export certification fees and charges applicable to biosecurity, live animal export, plant export and food export programs.

Systems

This section contains instructional material for plant export systems:

Manual for importing country requirements (MICoR)

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Reference: Plant exports - Manual of importing country requirements (plants) user guide HTML    

Plant Export Management System (PEMS)

The Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide  has been published  as separate reference documents.

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Overview and general functions PDF 81 8.9 MB
Overview and general functions DOCX 81 10.8 MB
Empty container inspections PDF 9 1.2 MB
Empty container inspections DOCX 9 2.2 MB
Containerised goods inspections PDF 27 3.2 MB
Containerised goods inspections DOCX 27 2.6 MB
Horticulture inspections PDF 25 3.4 MB
Horticulture inspections DOCX 25 3.9 MB
Bulk vessel inspections PDF 23 3.4 MB
Bulk vessel inspections DOCX 23 4.1 MB
Bulk into ship hold inspections PDF 29 3.6 MB
Bulk into ship hold inspections DOCX 29 3.1 MB
Quality Systems Recognition PDF 22 1.8 MB
Quality Systems Recognition DOCX 22 3.5 MB
In-transit cold treatment calibrations PDF 39 6.8 MB
In-transit cold treatment calibrations DOC 39 4.3 MB
Mobile Bulk Loading inspections PDF 32 4.6 MB
Mobile Bulk Loading inspections DOCX 32 3.1 MB
Onshore cold treatment calibrations PDF 21 10.2 MB
Onshore cold treatment calibrations DOCX 21 11.1 MB

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Version table

Document Version Date of release
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Containerised goods inspections 8 30/10/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Horticulture inspections 8 30/10/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Bulk into ship hold inspections 8 30/10/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Quality Systems Recognition inspections 8 30/10/2020
Guideline: Inspection of horticulture for export 3 15/10/2020
Reference: Plant export document and treatments checklists 2 28/09/2020
Work Instruction: Supervising a vapour heat treatment for plant exports 2 25/09/2020
Reference: Vapour heat treatment sensor calibration record 1 25/09/2020
Reference: Vapour heat treatment record 1 25/09/2020
Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions 15 23/09/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Overview and general functions 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Empty container inspections 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Containerised goods inspections 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Horticulture inspections 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Bulk vessel inspections 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Bulk into ship hold inspections 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Quality Systems Recognition inspections 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – In-transit cold treatment calibrations 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Mobile Bulk Loading inspections 7 28/08/2020
Reference: Plant Export Management System authorised officer user guide – Onshore cold treatment calibrations 7 28/08/2020

Volume 8A: Commodity inspections – Hay and straw
Superseded by Guideline: Inspection of hay and straw for export

N/A Rescinded
Work Instruction: Inspection of hay and straw
Superseded by:
  • Work Instruction: Inspecting bagged chaff and hay for export 
  • Work Instruction: Inspecting loose hay or straw for export in-line
  • Work Instruction: Inspecting hay and straw bales for export in-line and end-point
N/A Rescinded

Volume 1: Introduction to the training manual
Not superseded

N/A Rescinded

Volume 4: Importing country requirements
Not superseded

N/A Rescinded

Volume 5: Product identification
Not superseded

N/A Rescinded

Volume 19: Export finance
Not superseded

N/A Rescinded

Reference: Operational controls - design and measurement
Not superseded

N/A Rescinded
Work Instruction: Completing plant export inspection and treatment records 5 12/08/2020
Guideline: Supporting documents for plant exports 2 10/08/2020
Guideline: Mobile Bulk Loading of prescribed goods for export 1 10/08/2020
Reference: Prescribed goods export preparation standard checklist 1 10/08/2020
Guideline: Inspection of hay and straw for export 1 5/08/2020
Work Instruction: Inspecting bagged chaff and hay for export 1 5/08/2020
Work Instruction: Inspecting loose hay or straw for export in-line 1 5/08/2020
Work Instruction: Inspecting hay and straw bales for export in-line and end-point 1 5/08/2020
Reference: Registered operation and function codes for plant export registered establishments 5 16/07/2020
Volume 7: Registration of establishments for export
Superseded by Guideline: Management of plant export registered establishments
N/A Rescinded

Volume 17: Registered Establishment Audit and Performance Standards
Superseded by Guideline: Audit of plant export registered establishments

N/A Rescinded
Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions 14 9/07/2020
Guideline: Audit of plant export registered establishments 2 29/06/2020
Reference: Performance standards for plant export registered establishments 2 1/07/2020

Volume 8: Commodity inspections - Grain, seeds, nuts and stockfeed
Superseded by Guideline: Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products

N/A Rescinded

Volume 6A: Pests, diseases and contaminants of grain and plant products
Superseded by Reference: Pests and contaminants of grain and plant products

N/A Rescinded

Work Instruction: Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products
Superseded by Work instruction: Inspecting prescribed grain and plant products

N/A Rescinded

Reference: Inspection technique guide - Goods with a particle size greater than the sieve hole
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – prescribed grain and plant products inspection techniques

N/A Rescinded

Reference: Inspection technique guide - Goods with a particle size less than the sieve hole
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – prescribed grain and plant products inspection techniques

N/A Rescinded

Reference: Inspection technique guide - Nuts
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – prescribed grain and plant products inspection techniques

N/A Rescinded

Reference: Inspection technique guide - Goods in very small packages
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – prescribed grain and plant products inspection techniques

N/A Rescinded

Work Instruction: Validating supporting documents for plant exports
Superseded by Guideline: Supporting documents for plant exports

N/A Rescinded
Guideline: Issuance of certification for plant exports 4 1/07/2020
Guideline: Supporting documents for plant exports 1 1/07/2020
Reference: Plant export document and treatments checklists 1 1/07/2020
Reference: Application for plant export accreditation of farms 1 23/06/2020
Reference: Application for plant export accreditation of packhouses 1 23/06/2020
Reference: Plant Exports Management System (PEMS) Authorised Officer User Guide (and Appendices) 6 3/06/2020
Guideline: Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products 3 3/06/2020
Work instruction: Inspecting prescribed grain and plant products 3 3/06/2020
Reference: Pests and contaminants of grain and plant products 2 3/06/2020
Reference: Plant exports guide – prescribed grain and plant products inspection techniques 2 3/06/2020
Guideline: Inspection of cotton 2 3/06/2020
Guideline: Quality system recognition of highly processed plant products for export 7 3/06/2020
Work instruction: Inspecting processed plant and plant products produced under quality systems recognition 2 3/06/2020
Reference: Table of plant export protocol markets 10 3/06/2020
Work Instruction: Completing plant export inspection and treatment records 4 3/06/2020
Reference: PE100 Export compliance record 3 3/06/2020
Reference: PE102 Export compliance record 3 3/06/2020
Reference: PE104 Container approval record 3 3/06/2020
Reference: PE105 Bulk vessel loading running record 3 3/06/2020
Work Instruction: Supervising an onshore cold treatment for plant exports 3 20/04/2020
Work instruction: Initiating an in-transit cold treatment for plant exports 6 20/04/2020
Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions 13 20/04/2020

Volume 14: Product security
Superseded by Guideline: Maintenance of phytosanitary security for horticulture exports

na Rescinded

Work Instruction: Security and movement of horticultural produce
Superseded by Guideline: Maintenance of phytosanitary security for horticulture exports

na Rescinded
Work Instruction: Inspection of forest products 5 10/03/2020
Reference: Registered operation and function codes for plant export registered establishments 4 26/02/2020
Guideline: Management of plant export registered establishments 1 16/12/2019
Guideline: Audit of plant export registered establishments 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Performance standards for plant export registered establishments 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Application for registration as a horticulture export treatment facility 1 16/12/2019
Reference: SO2/CO2 Fumigation methodology 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Performance standards for SO2/CO2 fumigation 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Application to handle fruit fly pest free area (PFA) product outside of a PFA 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Performance standards for handling fruit fly PFA product outside of a PFA 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Performance standards for MBr fumigation 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Registered operation and function codes for plant export registered establishments 1 16/12/2019
Reference: Plant Exports Management System (PEMS) Authorised Officer User Guide (and Appendices) 5 9/12/2019
Guideline: Inspection of empty bulk vessels for export 5 1/10/2019
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling 3 15/08/2019
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling 3 15/08/2019
Work Instruction: Validating supporting documents for plant exports 3 27/08/2019
Guideline: Maintenance of phytosanitary security for horticulture exports 3 11/09/2019
Work instruction: Completing a transfer record for horticulture exports 1 5/09/2019
Reference: Transfer record 2 27/08/2019
Volume 8B: Commodity inspections – forest products 3 19/08/2019
Work Instruction: Inspection of forest products 4 19/08/2019
Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions 12 5/08/2019
Reference: Plant Exports Management System (PEMS) Authorised Officer User Guide (and Appendices) 3 13/07/2019
Guideline: Inspection of empty bulk vessels for export 4 27/06/2019
Work Instruction: Inspecting empty bulk vessels for export 3 11/07/2019
Reference: Plant Exports Management System (PEMS) Authorised Officer User Guide (and Appendices) 4 31/05/2019
Reference: Performance standards – dimethoate dipping treatment – horticulture exports 1 11/02/2019
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for dimethoate dipping treatment 1.1 11/02/2019
Reference: Performance standards – irradiation treatment – horticulture exports 1 11/02/2019
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for irradiation treatment 1 11/02/2019
Reference: Performance standards – vapour heat treatment – horticulture exports 1 11/02/2019
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for vapour heat treatment 1 11/02/2019
Reference: Performance standards – onshore cold treatment – horticulture exports 1 11/02/2019
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for cold disinfestation treatment 1.1 11/02/2019
Reference: Performance standards for crop monitors 2.0 31/01/2019
Reference: Plant Exports Guide – Specimen collection 3.0 30/01/2019
Guideline: Quality System Recognition of highly processed plant products for export 3.0 12/10/2018
Reference: Application for approval for Quality System Recognition 2.0 14/11/2018
Reference: PEMS Authorised officer user guide 3.0 9/10/2018
Work Instruction: Completing plant export inspection and treatment records 2.0 2/10/2018
Factsheet: Information for managers of accredited properties 1.0 16/08/2018
Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions 11 16/08/2018
Reference: Performance standards for crop monitors 1.0 3/08/2018
Reference: Performance standards for farms 1.0 3/08/2018
Reference: Performance standards for packhouses 1.0 3/08/2018
​Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques​ 2.0​ ​17/07/2018
​Reference: Table of horticulture protocol markets ​8.0 ​9/07/2018
​​Candidate Advice: TRE3001:2 Onshore cold treatment 1.0 12/07/2018

Work Instruction: Completing plant export compliance, approval and running records
Superseded by Work Instruction: Completing plant export inspection and treatment records

2.0 11/07/2018
Reference: Work health and safety in the plant export environment PDF 2.0 11/07/2018
Reference: PE105 Bulk vessel loading running record 3.0 11/07/2018
Guideline: Empty bulk vessels for export 3.0 11/07/2018
Work Instruction: Inspecting empty bulk vessels 2.0 11/07/2018
Work Instruction: Supervising an onshore cold treatment for plant exports 2 3/07/2018
Reference: Onshore cold treatment record 2 30/05/2018
Guideline: Management of horticulture export accredited properties 1 28/06/2018
Guideline: Audit of horticulture export accredited properties 1 28/06/2018
Candidate advice: BVI3001 Export inspection of empty bulk vessels 4.1 8/05/2018
Thailand ITCT calibration certificate - 20 foot container 2.1 8/05/2018
Thailand ITCT calibration certificate - 40 foot container 2.1 8/05/2018
Candidate Advice: TRE3001:1 In-transit cold treatment   3 10/04/2018
Reference: Work health and safety in the plant export environment 1.2 29/03/2018
Guideline: Empty bulk vessels for export 1.2 29/03/2018
Work Instruction: Inspecting of empty bulk vessels 1.2 29/03/2018
Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for dimethoate dipping treatment 1 27/02/2018
Reference: Table of horticulture protocol markets 7 6/12/2017
Work instruction: Initiating an in-transit cold treatment for plant exports 5 4/12/2017
Reference: Certificate of loading and calibration record for an in-transit cold treatment 1 4/12/2017
Japan ITCT calibration certificate 2 4/12/2017
Taiwan ITCT calibration certificate 2 4/12/2017
Thailand ITCT calibration certificate - 20 foot container 2 4/12/2017
Thailand ITCT calibration certificate - 40 foot container 2 4/12/2017
Multi country ITCT calibration certificate 1 4/12/2017
China ITCT calibration certificate - 20 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
China ITCT calibration certificate - 40 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded

India ITCT calibration certificate - 20 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
 

1 Rescinded
India ITCT calibration certificate - 40 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Japan citrus and table grape ITCT calibration certificate
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Korea citrus ITCT calibration certificate
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Korea table grape ITCT calibration certificate
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
New Zealand ITCT calibration certificate - 20 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
New Zealand ITCT calibration certificate - 40 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Philippines ITCT calibration certificate - 20 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Philippines ITCT calibration certificate - 40 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Vietnam ITCT calibration certificate - 20 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Vietnam ITCT calibration certificate - 40 foot container
Superseded by Multi country ITCT calibration certificate
1 Rescinded
Reference: Plant exports compliance, approval and running records user guide 6.2 16/11/2017
Work Instruction: Validating supporting documents for plant exports 2.1 15/11/2017
Reference: Conduct and communication in the plant export environment 1.0 7/11/2017
Reference: Defensible decision making for plant export authorised officers 1.0 7/11/2017
Reference: Pre-entry hazard assessment for third party worksites including bulk vessels (Take 5 checklist) 1.0 7/11/2017
Volume 3: Defensible decision making
Superseded by Reference: Conduct and communication in the plant export environment
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Volume 15: Export communication
Superseded by Reference: Defensible decision making for plant export authorised officers
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Volume 16: Export occupational health and safety (OH&S) HTML 
Superseded by Reference: Work health and safety in the plant export environment
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Rehabilitation process checklist
Superseded by Reference: Work health and safety in the plant export environment
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Reference: Bulk vessel terms and definitions 1 6/11/2017
Volume 10: Inspection of empty bulk vessels
Superseded by Guideline: Inspection of empty bulk vessels for export
na Rescinded
Work Instruction: Inspection of empty bulk vessels
Superseded by Work Instruction: Inspecting empty bulk vessels for export
na Rescinded
Reference: Glossary of ships terms PDF
Superseded by Reference: Bulk vessel terms and definitions
na Rescinded
Reference: Table of authorised officer job functions 10.0 03/11/2017
Reference: Plant exports compliance, approval and running records user guide 6.1 17/10/2017
Candidate advice: HOR3003 Inspection of nursery stock, flowers and foliage (version 2.1)
Superseded by Candidate advice: HOR3002 Inspection of horticulture
na Rescinded
Candidate advice: HOR3002 Inspection of fruit and vegetables (version 2.1)
Superseded by Candidate advice: HOR3002 Inspection of horticulture
na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Specimen collection equipment: non-hort inspections
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Specimen collection
na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Pest extraction equipment: non-horticulture inspections
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment
na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Magnifying equipment: non-horticulture inspections
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Inspection tools and instruments: non-hort inspections
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment
na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Personal protective equipment: non-hort inspections
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Specimen collection equipment: horticulture inspections
Reference: Plant exports guide – Specimen collection
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Pest extraction equipment: horticulture inspections
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Horticulture inspections – Lighting and magnifying instruments: horticulture inspections na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Inspection facilities and benches: horticulture inspections na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Personal protective equipment: horticulture inspections na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Tissue cultures
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Loose cuttings
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Fresh and dried flowers, foliage and seeds
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Cuttings in potting media and tube stock
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Bulbs, corms and tubers
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
na Rescinded
Reference: Inspection technique guide – Bare rooted nursery stock
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Advanced nursery stock
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Inspection techniques: nursery stock, flowers and foliage
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Stonefruit, pome fruit and tropical fruit
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Root vegetables
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Mangoes
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Leafy vegetables
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Grapes
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Dried fruit
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Cucurbits group
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – Berries group
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Reference: Inspection technique guide – General instructions: fruit and vegetables
Superseded by Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques
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Work instruction: Sampling & inspection for export cert of nursery stock, cut flowers & cut foliage

Superseded by:

  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling
  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling
na Rescinded
Work instruction: Inspection of protocol fruit and vegetables for export

Superseded by:

  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling
  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling
na Rescinded
Work instruction: Sampling and inspection for export certification of dried fruit

Superseded by:

  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling
  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling
na Rescinded
Work instruction: Sampling & inspection for export cert of completed consignments & lots (FF&V)

Superseded by:

  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling
  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling
na Rescinded
Work instruction: Approved arrangement in-line sampling and phytosanitary inspection procedures for export certification of prescribed goods (fresh fruit and vegetables)

Superseded by:

  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling
  • Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling
na Rescinded
Volume 9: Commodity inspections – horticulture
Superseded by Guideline: Inspection of horticulture for export
na Rescinded
Candidate advice: HOR3002 Inspection of horticulture (version 3.0) 3.0 16/10/2017
Reference: Plant exports guide – Specimen collection 1.0 16/10/2017
Reference: Plant exports guide – Horticulture inspection techniques 1.0 16/10/2017
Reference: Plant exports guide – Sampling horticulture 1.0 16/10/2017
Reference: Plant exports guide – Equipment 1.0 16/10/2017
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using in-line sampling 2.0 16/10/2017
Work instruction: Inspecting horticulture for export using end-point sampling 2.0 16/10/2017
Guideline: Inspection of horticulture for export 2.0 16/10/2017
Reference: Table of horticulture protocol markets 6.0 29/06/2017
Export Compliance Records 2.0 01/09/2014
Plant exports compliance, approval and running records user guide 6.0 6/07/2016
Work instruction: Empty bulk vessels (VFE3001) 3.0 7/10/2015
Work instruction: Empty container (ECI3001) 4.0 7/10/2015
Work instruction: Protocol fresh fruit and vegetables 1.0 23/12/2015
Work instruction: Security and movement of horticultural produce 1.0 1/07/2011
Work instruction: Nursery stock 2.1 20/01/2017
Work instruction: Dried fruit 2.1 20/01/2017
Work instruction: Completed consignments and lots fresh fruit and vegetables 2.1 20/01/2017
Work instruction: In-line sampling fresh fruit and vegetables 2.1 20/01/2017
Work instruction: Forest products (FOP3001/3002/3003) 3.1 17/12/2015
Work instruction: Hay and straw (HAS3001) 5.0 7/10/2015
Work instruction: Raw baled cotton (RBC3001) 4.0 01/10/2016
Work instruction: Prescribed grain and plant products (PGG3001) 4.0 7/10/2015
Volume 19 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 18 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 17 3.0 01/02/2014
Volume 16 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 15 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 14 2.0 8/09/2016
Volume 13 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 12 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 11 3.1 29/09/2014
Volume 10 2.1 29/09/2014
Volume 9 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 8B 1.1 29/09/2014
Volume 8A 4.0 29/09/2014
Volume 8 3.2 29/09/2014
Volume 7A 2.0 29/09/2014
Volume 7 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 6b 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 6a 4.0 18/02/2016
Volume 5 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 4 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 3 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 2 1.0 7/10/2011
Volume 1 1.0 7/10/2011
Last reviewed: 30 October 2020
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