121-2021: Service Disruption: Saturday 19 June 2021 – BICON

15 June 2021

Who does this notice affect?

All clients required to use the department’s Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) system during this planned maintenance period. 


The department is conducting I.T. infrastructure maintenance from 23:00 to 23:05 Saturday 19 June 2021 (AEST).

BICON will still be available during this time, however users will not be able to complete the following operations:

  • Create new import permit applications
  • Access help files and other documents
  • Account management such as password resets, creating new accounts or joining existing accounts

The following functions will continue to be available:

  • Search and review of biosecurity import conditions
  • Submission of previously drafted import permit applications

Users will not receive BICON system emails. Emails will queue and be sent at the conclusion of the maintenance period.


Users are advised to avoid applying for import permits during this planned maintenance period.

Last reviewed: 15 June 2021
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