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Biosecurity inspection and quarantine

Find information about Australia's quarantine inspection and information services.

Animal pests and diseases

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.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources


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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.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Exotic bird record keeping scheme

Describes a record keeping scheme that helps bird keepers keep adequate records, minimising the risk of acquiring illegally traded birds, and reduces disease and pest risks in Australia from illegally imported birds.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Plant Biosecurity CRC

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Fosters scientific collaboration and engage stakeholders to deliver plant biosecurity technologies that will reduce risk to, and ensure sustainability of, Australia's plant industries.

Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre

Traveller's guide to Australian interstate quarantine

Enjoy your trip and look after Australia. Restrictions apply to each state and territory for the movement of fruit, vegetables, plants,soils, flowers, plant products, agricultural machinery, animals or animal products and recreational equipment.

Victorian Government