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NSW/ACT

 

Destination: New South Wales /

Australian Capital Territory

 

Skip to: Travelling within NSW / ACT 

 

Key to the tables

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You cannot carry this item with you when travelling to NSW/ACT.

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You need to obtain an appropriate permit or certificate or provide more information to carry this item with you when travelling to NSW/ACT. Please contact the relevant authority indicated for NSW/ACT.

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You can carry this item with you without restriction when travelling to NSW/ACT.
  
Please examine the listed products carefully – although broad terms such as ‘fruits and vegetables’ are commonly used, there may be specific exceptions listed within the same table.
Unless otherwise specified, a listing refers to the fresh product.
Abbreviations used: F&V – Fruit and vegetables

 

Travelling to
NEW SOUTH WALES

from:

NT

QLD

SA

TAS

VIC

WA

Fruits, vegetables & nuts (products)

F&V (fresh)

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YES

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F&V (cooked, canned, freeze-dried, dehydrated)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fruit salad (sliced fresh)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Herbs (fresh)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

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Herbs & spices (dried)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Nuts (dried)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Vegetable salad

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 from:

 NT

 QLD

 SA

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Other plant items

Banana planting material

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Bulbs, corms (dormant)

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

NO

Citrus plants, cuttings or budwood

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NO

YES

YES

YES

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Cut flowers & foliage

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

F&V plants, seedlings & seeds

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YES

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Grapevines, cuttings or budwood

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Lupin plant material

YES

YES

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YES

YES

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Potato planting material

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Pot plants & nursery stock

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YES

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Timber (raw or treated)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

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 from:

 NT

 QLD

 SA

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Food items

Dairy products including milk, cheese & yoghurt
(fresh & powdered)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Eggs

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fish (canned, smoked/cured)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Honey

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Meats (sausage, salami, sliced meats)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Processed foods (noodles, bread, baby food,
cereals, sauces, biscuits, fruit cake)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Rice

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Tea & coffee

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 from:

 NT

 QLD

 SA

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Other

Agricultural equipment (contaminated with soil)

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Animals (dogs, cats)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Animals (fish - live)

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Animals (livestock - cattle, pigs, sheep, horses etc.)

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Animals (native birds & mammals)

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Animals (reptiles)

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Animal skins & hides YES YES YES YES YES YES

Boots (free of soil)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Garden tools (free of soil)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Honeycomb, bees & used beekeeping equipment

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Soil

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO


 

For more information on carrying items into NSW / ACT, please contact:

  • Plants or plant products - 1800 084 881, (02) 6391 3384 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Fish or fish products - 1300 550 474 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Animals or animal products - (02) 6391 3384 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Native birds and wildlife including reptiles – Office of Environment and Heritage 1300 361 967, (02) 9585 6406
  • Weeds – Weeds hotline 1800 680 244 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Aquatic pests or exotic fish - (02) 4916 3877 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Website www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity

 

Travelling within NSW / ACT

Movement of plant products into and/or out of the following zones is regulated:

 

Banana Protected Area

Mid-north coast and Richmond-Tweed regions. Do not bring banana planting material into this area.

 

Greater Sunraysia Pest Free Area (PFA)

Part of the far west and Murray regions. Do not take fruit (including capsicum, chilli, tomato and eggplant) into the PFA.

 

Phylloxera Exclusion Zone

All of NSW except for Albury/Corowa and the Sydney Basin. Do not take grapevines, cuttings or budwood into this zone.

 

Rice Pest and Disease Exclusion Zone

Most of the Murrumbidgee and Murray regions. Do not bring rice plants, grain such as milled or brown rice, or rice products into this zone.

 

Seed Potato Protected Area

Parts of the south-eastern, central west and northern regions. Do not bring potato planting material into these areas.