Index page to the Department's annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
Provides information on pests and diseases that are of most concern to Australia. Includes links Avian Influenza (or Bird Flu), Hendra, Bovine Johne's Disease, Ovine Johne's Disease, Newcastle Disease, Enzootic Bovine Leucosis, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Foot and Mouth Disease.
You must declare for inspection all food, plant material and animal products on arrival in Australia to ensure they are free of pests and diseases.
Provides professionally independent research, analysis and advice for government and private sector decision-makers on significant issues affecting Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries.
New biosecurity legislation has been developed to enable better management of the risks of animal and plant pests and diseases entering Australia and potentially causing harm to people, the environment and the economy.
Information in relation to importing cats and dogs and other pets into Australia from approved countries.
Provides information about Codex food standards setting processes and access to information on industry specific and generic food processing standards.
Index page giving access to information on on-going and recently closed grants and assistance packages available to farmers and primary producers.
ABARES produce tools, models, data and metadata to help agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries make decisions.
Provides programs to support farm families and farm businesses in hardship.
Provides an overview of Australian quarantine and inspection issues relating to the export of food and biological products.
Available in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Tasmania. Provides loans tailored to meet the needs of each jurisdiction’s farming sector.
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about bringing goods into Australia. Includes a list of some items commonly brought into Australia by travellers with their import conditions.
Shows the Import Conditions Database (ICON) advice on the import of cremated ashes to Australia.
Information on inspection of cargo as well as import controls for biological products; chemical fertilisers; food; live animals and reproductive material; personal effects; plants, grains and horticulture; timber; and vehicles and machinery.
More: ICON – import conditions database
Provides further information on quarantine clearance for motor vehicles, motorcycles, machinery and tyres including documentation and standard of cleanliness required.
Provides information on mail order and internet purchases and what can't be mailed to Australia.
Information on packing, prohibited goods and on clearing your unaccompanied personal effects and household goods when coming to Australia.
RFAs are 20-year plans for the conservation and sustainable management of Australia's native forests. Contains many historical documents that show the detailed scientific, economic and social processes which underpinned the development of each RFA.
Provides grants to state and regional organisations to provide free rural financial counselling to primary producers, fishers and small rural businesses who are suffering financial hardship and who have no alternative sources of impartial support.
Information on prohibited items that can't be mailed to Australia.