Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.It is the exporter’s responsibility to ensure that the phytosanitary certificate is issued within 14 days of the consignment being exported from Australia.
Refer to the departure date and inspection date in the Request for Permit.Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
Consignments must be free of quarantine pests, including:
- European spruce beetle (Dendroctonus micans)
- Sharp dentated bark beetle (Ips acuminatus)
- Bark beetle (Ips cembrae)
- Bark beetle Ips duplicatus)
- Bark beetle (Ips sexdentatus)
- Chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica)
Phytosanitary certificate required for bark of conifers only.
Phytosanitary certificates must be issued within 14 days prior to export.
Bark of the chestnut (Castanea spp) is prohibited.