Organic fertiliser

​​​​​Organic fertiliser is derived from biological materials from aquatic animal, terrestrial animal, avian, or microbial origin.

It includes (but is not limited to):

  • soil conditioners
  • potting mixes
  • blood and bone meal
  • fish, prawn, crustacean, shrimp and squid meals
  • seaweed and kelp
  • non-mineralised humic-based fertiliser
  • guano-based fertiliser
  • neem cake
  • compost
  • worm castings.

Application to import organic fertiliser

An import permit must be obtained before organic fertiliser is imported.

The importing conditions and application forms are available on the Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON).

Contact the Import Services Team for assistance.

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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