Treating cargo outside Australia

​Offshore biosecurity

Australia’s approach to biosecurity incorporates a variety of strategies and initiatives aimed at addressing biosecurity risks.

Offshore biosecurity treatments play an important role by mitigating the risks associated with cargo prior to arrival in Australia.

Offshore scheme management

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Compliance Division is responsible for developing and managing a number of offshore schemes:

Last reviewed: 30 March 2021
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