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Health certificate

A health certificate issued by the official Veterinary Officer in the country of departure written in English, German, Finnish or Swedish must follow the bird. The certificate must not be more than 10 days old. The certificate must state the country of departure, the Veterinary Officers address and contact number, the bird's identification particulars (species, age, sex, colour) as well as the following facts:

1. There are no symptoms of contagious diseases in the bird.

2. A blood test has given negative results for the presence of antibodies in
respect of Newcastle disease and Bird flu (Avian Influenza) from tests done
within 14 days of departure.

3. The bird has not been vaccinated against Newcastle disease or Bird Flu (Avian

4. The bird comes from an area which is not restricted by EU legislation
because of bird diseases.

Special conditions

Please contact the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities for any additional requirements or restrictions on the export of birds.

Wildlife Trade Regulation Section
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

Telephone: (02) 6274 1900
Facsimile: (02) 6274 1921



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