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Northern Territory

 

Destination: Northern Territory

 
Skip to: Travelling within Northern Territory

 

Key to the tables

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You cannot carry this item with you when travelling to Northern Territory.

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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 Northern Territory. Please contact the relevant authority indicated for Northern Territory.

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You can carry this item with you without restriction when travelling to Northern Territory.
 
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
NORTHERN TERRITORY

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Fruits, vegetables & nuts (products)

Banana

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Citrus

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Fruit (commercially-grown)

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

YES

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F&V (cucumber fly hosts) eg. zucchini, cucumber, melons, pumpkin, tomato, passionfruit

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F&V (home-grown)

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Fruit salad (fresh)

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Herbs (fresh)

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Herbs & spices (dried)

YES

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Nuts (dried)

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Pawpaw (papaya)

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Potato (ware & seed)

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Vegetable salad

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Vegetables (leafy - e.g. lettuce)

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Vegetables (non-leafy, commercial)

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Other plant items

Bulbs, corms (dormant)

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Cut flowers & foliage

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F&V plants & seedlings

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Grapevines, cuttings or budwood

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Maize (seed)

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Pinewood & pinewood products

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Pot plants & nursery stock

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Seeds

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Weeds & weed seeds

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Food items

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

YES

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Eggs (chicken & duck)

YES

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Fish (fresh, canned, smoked, cured)

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Honey

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Processed foods (noodles, bread, rice, baby food, cereals, sauces)

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Meats (sausage, salami, sliced meats)

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Tea, coffee & biscuits

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Other

Animals (dogs & cats)

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Animals (feral – eg. fox, cane toad, dingo,
European carp, etc.)

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Animals (fish - domestic or aquarium)

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Animals (horses)

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Animals (livestock - cattle, pigs, sheep)

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Animals (native wildlife & caged birds)

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Animals (yabbies)

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Animal skins & hides

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Boots (free of soil)

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Fishing bait (snails, worms etc.)

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Garden tools (free of soil)

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Machinery & equipment (agricultural, earthmoving)

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Potting mix & compost

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Soil

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For more information on carrying items into Northern Territory,  please contact:

  • Plants or plant products - (08) 8999 2118
  • Livestock – (08) 8999 2030
  • Live fish - (08) 8999 2144
  • Native birds and other wildlife – (08) 8995 5008 or (08) 8999 4486
  • Aquatic pests – (08) 8999 2126; 0413 381 094
  • Fisheries - (08) 8999 2144

Note:  No plant or plant product, whether listed or not, is permitted entry if found to be affected by a pest or a disease.

 

 

Travelling within Northern Territory

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

 

Ti Tree Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone (FFEZ) 

The Ti Tree FFEZ extends from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs. Do not take fruit (including capsicum, chilli, tomato, eggplant, cucumber, zucchini and squash) into the FFEZ.

 

Adelaide River 

Restrictions apply to fruit and vegetables when travelling south from Darwin, to prevent the spread of the insect pest melon thrips. The following produce must not be carried south along the Stuart Highway beyond the Adelaide River township: beans, capsicum, chilli, cucumber, eggplant, mango fruit and mango plants (unless treated against leaf hopper), melons, okra, pumpkin, silverbeet, squash, tomato, zucchini.