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.
Quarantine inspection services for the arrival of international passengers, cargo, mail, animals and plants or their products into Australia, Inspection and certification for a range of animal and plant products exported from Australia.
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.
Information on what needs to be declared when bringing or sending mailed goods to Australia.
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.
Information on Australian export controls for products including meat, fish and fish products, dairy products, organic and bio-dynamic products, live animals and reproductive material, fish, aquatic products, plants and grains.
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.
Search the Biosecurity Import Conditions Database (BICON) for 'human remains' to find 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.
Provides further information on quarantine clearance requirements for motor vehicles, motorcycles, machinery and tyres including documentation and standard of cleanliness required.
The committee is responsible for implementing the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity (IGAB) and providing policy and technical advice on national weed, vertebrate pest and freshwater invertebrate pest issues..
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.
People, animals and items travelling into the country are subject to requirements, which extend to mailing items to Australia and online shopping purchases.